ⓘ Spiral (disambiguation)

Spiral (disambiguation)

ⓘ Spiral (disambiguation)

A spiral is a curve which emanates from a central point, getting progressively farther away as it revolves around the point.

Spiral may also refer to:


1. Science, mathematics and art

  • Spiral Dynamics, a theory of human development
  • Victoria and Albert Museum Spiral, a proposed abandoned in 2004 controversial extension to the museum
  • Spiral galaxy, a type of galaxy in astronomy
  • Spiral cleavage, a type of cleavage in embryonic development

2. Transport

  • Spiral railway, a technique employed by railways to ascend steep hills
  • AT-6 Spiral, an anti-tank missile
  • Spiral dive, a type of generally undesirable and accidental descent manoeuvre in an aircraft
  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-105 Spiral, a Soviet spaceplane

3. Film and television

  • Glen Coroner, aka Spiral, 2006 contestant in the UK Big Brother TV show
  • "Spiral" Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a 2001 TV series episode
  • Spiral 2000 film, a 2000 Japanese film
  • Spiral 2014 film, a 2014 Russian film
  • Spiral 1998 film, a 1998 Japanese film
  • Spiral 1978 film, a 1978 Polish film
  • "Spiral", 2015 episode of NCIS: Los Angeles season 6
  • Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning, a 2002 Japanese anime series
  • Spiral 2020 film, a 2020 American film, part of the Saw horror franchise
  • "Spiral", 2010 television series episode of Haven season 1
  • Spiral 2017 film, a 2017 documentary film produced by John Battsek
  • Spiral 2007 film, a 2007 American film
  • Spiral from the television series "Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures"
  • Spiral TV series, English title of French thriller series Engrenages

4. Books and comics

  • Spiralis/Spiril, the Bokmål/Danish name for the Marsupilami
  • Spiral comics, comic book character
  • Uzumaki, a 1998 horror manga series
  • Spiral Suzuki novel, a 1995 Japanese book in the Ring series
  • Spiral: The Bonds of Reasoning, a 2002 mystery anime and manga series
  • Spiral Tunnels novel, 2011/12 novel by Roderick Gordon

5. Music

  • Spiraling band


  • Spiral Stockhausen, a 1968 process-music composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen
  • Spiral Kenny Barron album, 1982
  • Spiral Hiromi album, 2006
  • Spiral Bobby Hutcherson album, 1979
  • Spiral Andrew Hill album
  • Spiral Vangelis album, 1977
  • Spirals album, a 2003 album by Blood Has Been Shed


  • "Spiral", a song by Godsmack from Awake
  • The Spiral, the official fan organization of Nine Inch Nails
  • "Spiral" Arne Bendiksen song, the Norwegian Eurovision Song Contest 1964 entry by Arne Joachim Bendiksen
  • Spiral, track four from John Coltranes Giant Steps
  • "Spiralling", Keane
  • "Spiral", track five from William Orbits Hello Waveforms
  • "Spiral" Pendulum song, a song by Australian drum and bass group Pendulum

6. Other

  • Spiral dance, a neo-pagan dance
  • Spiral staircase, a type of stairway characterized by its spiral shape
  • Spiral Universe, software company
  • Figure skating spirals, an element in figure skating
  • SPIRAL: Selected Patient Information in Asian Languages
  • Spiral batteries, a construnction type of cylindrical batteries
  • Spiral building in Tokyo
  • Spiral arts alliance, an African-American art collective
  • Spiral dinghy, a type or class of sailing dinghy
  • The Spiral New York City, an under-construction skyscraper located at 66 Hudson Boulevard
  • Spiral piercing, a thick spiral that is usually worn through the ear lobe
  • Spiral approach, a teaching technique
  • Spiral football
  • Spiral, a track near Nagano City, Japan used for the 1998 Winter Olympics