American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An instrument for registering the depth and rapidity of respiratory movements.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A device for drawing spirals.
- n. Same as atmograph, 1.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Physiol.) An instrument for recording the respiratory movements, as the sphygmograph does those of the pulse.
- n. a measuring instrument for recording the depth and rapidity of breathing movements
- spiro- + graph (Wiktionary)
“Batsheba used Wizard's mathematical data for the crystal visualization and explains: "This 3D projection is notable for showing all 240 vertices, arranged in the concentric circles that appear in the common 2D "spirograph" rendering of this polytope.”
“Or you might loop around crazily a few times, like a spirograph on meth.”
“He reminds me of a spirograph in which fully half the teeth are missing.”
“If it were flattened, it would form the perfect spirograph, Wizard explained.”
“Then he lifted its head, wheeled it about by the ammonite, spirograph shells of its horns till its eyes, on stalks, looked back at its bones.”
“*Haz urge tu play wif spirograph* OMCC mine brayne is mush tudai.”
“Originally from Target, and probably sold in a package very much like the one pictured here, my sheet has spirograph-esque designs in mauve, persimmon, and lime on a white background.”
“Which means I drew the universe with a spirograph in 1986.”
“When I think of it, I think of those old spirograph drawings which start as big loops and get tighter and tighter, more deeply wound, entrenched, until you can't tell where it begins and where it ends.”
“The video starts off with a male dancer (Jason Beitel) and a female dancer swiling around whilst a kaleidoscopic effect of lights is in the background, often as produced by a spirograph.”
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