Spiral vs Bitstock - What's the difference?

spiral | bitstock |


As nouns the difference between spiral and bitstock

is that spiral is spiral while bitstock is hand tool]] which consists of a crank which holds a fitted rotating drill bit tip, designed to [[bore#verb|bore holes in rigid materials, by cutting a disc in a spiral fashion.

spiral

English

(wikipedia spiral)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (geometry) A curve that is the locus of a point that rotates about a fixed point while continuously increasing its distance from that point.
  • (informal) A helix.
  • A self-sustaining process with a lot of momentum involved, so it is difficult to accelerate or stop it at once.
  • Derived terms

    * death spiral * downward spiral * graveyard spiral * spiral staircase * upward spiral

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Helical, like a spiral
  • Verb

  • To move along the path of a spiral or helix.
  • The falling leaves spiralled down from the tree.
  • (figuratively) To increase continually.
  • Her debts were spiralling out of control.

    Anagrams

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    bitstock

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Hand tool]] which consists of a crank which holds a fitted rotating drill bit tip, designed to [[bore#Verb, bore holes in rigid materials, by cutting a disc in a spiral fashion.
  • Synonyms

    : brace, bitbrace

    References

    * Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition