a simple spiral, formed by a curve whose tangent is maintained at a constant angle, for example, a slinky toy or a spring. |Archimedes of Syracuse (287-212 BCE), Greek philosopher and mathematician]

ARCHIMEDES SPIRAL: "The Archimedes spiral represents a simple spiral, as found on a spring, whereby all angles are constant and of equal tangent."
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