SPIRAL


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SPIRALSelected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages (Tufts University)
SPIRALScientific and Public Involvement in Risk Allocations Laboratory (research group; Belgium)
SPIRALService Pédagogique Interuniversitaire de Ressources pour l'Autoformation en Langues (French: Interuniversity Educational Service Resources for Language Self-Study)
SPIRALSurface Photometry Interactive Reduction and Analysis Library (Japan)
SPIRALSociety of Pagans Invested in Reviving Ancient Lifestyles (Iowa)
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From the low-arched expansion-tanks on either side the valves descend pillarwise to the turbine-chests, and thence the obedient gas whirls through the spirals of blades with a force that would whip the teeth out of a power saw.
Immediately I knew that we had reached the center of the base of the Temple of the Sun--the spiral runway led upward past the inner walls of the prison cells.
The spiral, which was not to be adjusted until some future moment, was packed up, separately, along with a very strong Buntzen electric battery.
In that case," said the man, "it will be best for you to cross our Valley and mount the spiral staircase inside the Pyramid Mountain.
It was spiral and he could see no farther than the first turn.
Gently she rose from the surface of the water, executed a wide spiral as she mounted rapidly, circled once far above us and then disappeared over the crest of the cliffs.
and the unfortunate man, whose strength was increased tenfold by his rage, began to shake the door with a great noise, little heeding that the thunder of his voice was re-echoing through the spiral staircase.
To the left, in the distance, they could see the waters of the great inland sea that covers a considerable portion of the area of the crater island of Caprona and at a little lesser distance to the south of the cliffs they saw a thin spiral of smoke arising above the tree-tops.
He had caught sight of the very place--a little white house nestled against a big, whispering firwood, with a spiral of blue smoke winding up from its kitchen chimney--a house which just looked as if it were meant for babies.
We see the same great law in the construction of the mouths of insects: what can be more different than the immensely long spiral proboscis of a sphinx-moth, the curious folded one of a bee or bug, and the great jaws of a beetle?
Glancing up and down the beach, he saw the opening of a cave out of which rose a spiral of smoke.
Miss Miggs deliberated within herself for some little time, looking hard at the shop-door while she did so, as though her eyes and thoughts were both upon it; and then, taking a sheet of paper from a drawer, twisted it into a long thin spiral tube.