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synonyms for corkscrew

  • circling
  • coiled
  • circular
  • circumvoluted
  • curled
  • radial
  • rolled
  • scrolled
  • wound
  • cochlear
  • helical
  • helicoid
  • screw-shaped
  • tendrillar
  • tortile
  • voluted
  • whorled
See also synonyms for: corkscrewed / corkscrewing / corkscrews
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antonyms for corkscrew

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  • straight
  • uncurling
  • unwinding
  • straight
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        How to use corkscrew in a sentence

        These huge threads stretch hundreds of millions of light-years in space and twirl like giant corkscrews.
        COSMIC FILAMENTS MAY HAVE THE BIGGEST SPIN IN OUTER SPACEJAIME CHAMBERSAUGUST 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
        These tendrils stretching hundreds of millions of light-years spin, twirling like giant corkscrews.
        COSMIC FILAMENTS MAY BE THE BIGGEST SPINNING OBJECTS IN SPACEJAIME CHAMBERSJUNE 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
        Then, for reasons unknown to researchers, the whale switches to a loose corkscrew upward for the last 600 meters or so.
        WHY DO SEA TURTLES, PENGUINS AND SHARKS SOMETIMES JUST SWIM IN CIRCLES OR SPIRALS?SUSAN MILIUSMARCH 23, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
        In my corkscrew travels I often like to revisit familiar, favorite regions looking for unfamiliar wines.
        THIS CHIANTI WILL PUT YOU UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN AND GROUND YOU WITH EARTHY FLAVORS, TOODAVE MCINTYREJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
        High-speed 3-D microscopy of human sperm swimming freely in the lab revealed that the cells corkscrew as they move, consistent with previous studies.
        HUMAN SPERM DON’T SWIM THE WAY THAT ANYONE HAD THOUGHTJACK J. LEEJULY 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
        For example, if the magnetic fields arose during the electroweak phase transition, as Vachaspati proposed, then the resulting field lines should be helical, “like a corkscrew,” he said.
        THE HIDDEN MAGNETIC UNIVERSE BEGINS TO COME INTO VIEWNATALIE WOLCHOVERJULY 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
        The path rose more steeply now with a spiral twist to the right like the final turn of a corkscrew.
        THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
        I meant, we were both in love, he said with the ghost of a smile, if your corkscrew advances towards matrimony can be called love.
        THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
        There was a noise at the other end of the room, as if something was crawling up the iron corkscrew stair.
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        As it swallowed us we began to spiral rapidly around as though we were tobogganing down a giant corkscrew.
        OVER THE FRONT IN AN AEROPLANE AND SCENES INSIDE THE FRENCH AND FLEMISH TRENCHESRALPH PULITZER
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        WORDS RELATED TO CORKSCREW

        • convolute
        • convolve
        • corkscrew
        • fold
        • intertwine
        • intervolve
        • lap
        • loop
        • make serpentine
        • rotate
        • scroll
        • sinuate
        • snake
        • spiral
        • spire
        • turn
        • twine
        • twist
        • wind
        • wrap around
        • wreathe
        • writhe
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