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hel·i·cal

 (hĕl′ĭ-kəl, hē′lĭ-)
adj.
1. Of or having the shape of a helix; spiral.
2. Having a shape approximating that of a helix.

hel′i·cal·ly adv.

helical

(ˈhɛlɪkəl)
adj
of or shaped like a helix; spiral
ˈhelically adv

hel•i•cal

(ˈhɛl ɪ kəl, ˈhi lɪ-)

adj.
pertaining to or having the form of a helix; spiral.
[1605–15]
hel′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.helical - in the shape of a coilhelical - in the shape of a coil    
coiled - curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals); "a coiled snake ready to strike"; "the rope lay coiled on the deck"
Translations

helical

[ˈhelɪkəl] ADJhelicoidal

helical

adjspiralförmig, helikal (spec); gearschräg verzahnt

helical

[ˈhɛlɪkl] adjelicoidale

helical

adj helicoidal
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