To move, proceed, or lead up in a spiral path or motion. The ornate staircase spiraled up to the second floor. The dust spiraled up into the air in a small whirlwind.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
to ascend in a spiral path. The smoke spiraled up to the sky. The trail spiraled up the slope to the top.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.