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spiriferous

(spī-rĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
Having a spiral structure or spiral parts.
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Away above, on the lofty roof, rank on rank of carved and fretted spires spring high in the air, and through their rich tracery one sees the sky beyond.
Here, springing from its broad marble flagstones, were the long files of spires, looking very tall close at hand, but diminishing in the distance like the pipes of an organ.
There is the cathedral of Rouen, which would be entirely Gothic if it did not bathe the tip of its central spire in the zone of the Renaissance.
This portion of the spire, which was of woodwork, is precisely that which was consumed by lightning, in 1823.
Nevertheless, timid and inexperienced at the start, it sweeps out, grows larger, restrains itself, and dares no longer dart upwards in spires and lancet windows, as it did later on, in so many marvellous cathedrals.
Slowly they moved down one street and up another, turning first this way and then that, until they came to an open square in the center of which was a big glass palace having a central dome and four tall spires on each corner.
Designed to electronically process and transmit color images to the DocuColor 3535, the Spire CXP3535e color server lets people maximize the print quality and performance of the printer's engine by delivering powerful color management, color calibration and enhanced productivity.
PJ Anand, vice president of Business Development for Spire Biomedical, Inc.
A locksmith on the local Committee proposed that in order to save the spire the point should be clothed in a huge Phrygian cap--symbol of the Revolution--and made into a propaganda object visible far beyond our borders.