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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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Pasternack's flexible/twistable waveguides, also referred to as a "flexguide", utilize helically wound silver coated brass strips surrounded by a flexible and twistable, yet durable, neoprene sleeve.
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While the type and number of nails utilized in pallet production can vary depending on the pallet design specifications, a 48 by 40-inch nonreversible stringer pallet was found to use an average of 84 helically threaded nails of identical length (3.
This combination of a helically stranded core, and a pressure extruded outer jacket provides an overall cable construction that offers crush and impact protection and increased tensile strength.
And the ceramic twist figures in Tripod Tooter's cousin Twister in a bigger way, for not only is the teapot spout helically shaped, so too is the ridiculously tall neck of the vessel, twisting upward over the almost laughable volumetric nothingness of the pot itself resting on the tiny stubs of legs that are themselves the diametrical opposite of the long, elegant ones of Stilts.
His inventions ranged from surgical tools to metal alloys, from a floatation device to rescue disabled ships to a functioning helically driven airship that actually flew.
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Houston, TX, contains a corrosion resistant inner liner and outer layer made from an advanced grade of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) with a helically wrapped steel reinforcement in the middle.