spirally

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

spiral +‎ -ly

AdverbEdit

spirally (not comparable)

  1. In a spiral fashion.
    • 1862, Journal of Horticulture and Practical Gardening - Volume 3, page 163:
      The bees always alighten at the bottom of the spike, and, crawling spirally up it, sucked one flower after the other.
    a spirally grooved surface