growth spiral

growth spiral

[′grōth ‚spī·rəl]
(crystallography)
A structure on a crystal surface, observed after growth, consisting of a growth step winding downward and outward in an Archimedean spiral which may be distorted by the crystal structure.
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Morgan said that the move could help Apple spark its growth spiral and cover lost market share globally.
Samsung is predicted to remain on a growth spiral for long since the demand for its mobile components is expected to peak at least till 2020.
Summary: If it enters a deep low growth spiral, the consequences will be dire for all
If this holds up, we could be seeing a growth spiral that would put us well on the way to sustained high growth that comes, finally, with poverty reduction as well.
Within two years, the facility doubled capacity, and began a growth spiral as Jack's and Tombstone brand products became household names nationwide, and DiGiorno Rising Crust Pizza made its debut in 1995.
Based on thermodynamic consideration of the effects of strain on crystal stability, Frank (1951) and Cabrera and Levine (1956) stated that for sufficiently large Burgers vectors, a growth spiral should contain a hollow core.
GROWTH SPIRAL In 1868, German botanist Wilhelm Hofmeister suggested that the mechanisms of plant development might help explain spiral phyllotaxis.
The logarithmic spiral is also known as the growth spiral or the equiangular spiral.
However, if the current growth spiral continues that money should prove well spent as OEMs are able to leverage their R&D investment to produce new models or to sell on their base platform to other vendors.
"The economy in Alaska has gone up and down, but we haven't; we've been in a steady growth spiral. I think because of our excellent standing, we're sought out."