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English adjective: volute

1. volute in the shape of a coil

Synonymscoiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, turbinate, voluted, whorled


Antonymsuncoiled, straight

English noun: volute

1. volute (artifact) ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation

2. volute (artifact) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

SamplesA coil of rope.

Synonymscoil, helix, spiral, whorl

Broader (hypernym)construction, structure

Narrower (hyponym)hank

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