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