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graveyard spiral  n.— «t looks to me like AOL has just paid $4.21B for a company that has yet to make money. (AOL, did you check NSCP’s P/E ratio?) and was in a Graveyard Spiral.» —“Re: AOL buying Netscape” by Antonius...

graveyard spiral

graveyard spiral  n.— «He told naval authorities that while he was over Cherry Point in thick clouds at 40,000 feet the Banshee suddenly went out of control and nosed into a “graveyard spiral,” a downward banking motion at...

graveyard spiral

graveyard spiral n. originally, an inescapable winding descent of an airplane that leads to a crash; (hence), the rapid decline or devaluation of something, such as a career, a company, etc. Editorial Note: Synonyms are dead man’s spiral and the far...

graveyard spiral

graveyard spiral  n.— «Smokey, a goofball, silly but friendly car-chase comedy, became a runaway hit and locked Reynolds into a series of road-race films that put his film career into a graveyard spiral.» —“Affable Reynolds stays...

graveyard spiral

graveyard spiral  n.— «You’re talking here about the possibility of a graveyard spiral: increasing rates forcing reductions in purchases.…If the commission today freed the company to go forward with the Midland project, it may have...

brekko

brekko
 n.— «Radio B-105 is turning on a free brekko for any secretary worth her spiral pad at the Brisbane City Travelodge.» —by R. Gibson Sunday Mail (Australia) Mar. 21, 1993. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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