Definition of Sinistrorsal

1. Adjective. Spiraling upward from right to left. "Sinistrorse vines"

Exact synonyms: Sinistrorse
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
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Definition of Sinistrorsal

1. a. Rising spirally from right to left (of the spectator); sinistrorse.

Definition of Sinistrorsal

1. Adjective. Rising spirally from right to left (of the observer); sinistrorse. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinistrorsal

sinistral
sinistral fault
sinistrality
sinistrally
sinistre
sinistrely
sinistrin
sinistro-
sinistrocardia
sinistrocerebral
sinistrocular
sinistrogyration
sinistromanual
sinistropedal
sinistrorotation
sinistrorsal (current term)
sinistrorse
sinistrotorsion
sinistrous
sinistrously
sinjarite
sink
sink estate
sink estates
sink hole
sink holes
sink in
sink like a stone
sink one's teeth into
sink or swim

Literary usage of Sinistrorsal

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1. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Edouard Goursat, Earle Raymond Hedrick (1904)
"Iii this case the curve is said to be sinistrorsal. On the other hand, if C3 < 0, the aspect of the curve would be exactly reversed (Fig. ..."

2. A Course in Mathematical Analysis by Edouard Goursat (1904)
"In this case the curve is said to be sinistrorsal. On the other hand, if c3 < 0, the aspect of the curve would be exactly reversed (Fig. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"A term applied to the polarization of a voltaic cell when the depolarizing current is many times stronger than the primary current. sinistrorsal Helix. ..."

4. The Forces of Nature: A Popular Introduction to the Study of Physical Phenomena by Amédée Guillemin (1873)
"... but passing from left to right; this is the sinistrorsal solenoid. If the current traverses the coils of the spiral from left to right, as indicated by ..."

5. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1859)
"But in the East Indian Seas, examples of sinistrorsal monstrosities of the native species are occasionally met with, and are highly prized. ..."

6. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1859)
"But in the East Indian Seas, examples of sinistrorsal monstrosities of the native species are occasionally met with, and are highly prized. ..."

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