inspiral

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

inspiral (comparative more inspiral, superlative most inspiral)

  1. (astronomy) Describing the paths of a pair of binary stars that are losing energy, and spiralling in towards each other

NounEdit

inspiral (plural inspirals)

  1. (astronomy) The path of such a body

VerbEdit

inspiral (third-person singular simple present inspirals, present participle inspiraling, simple past and past participle inspiraled)

  1. (astronomy) To spiral inward
Last modified on 21 June 2013, at 01:36