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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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While there is only one in 4 and the crystal stacking displays that it generates a right-handed helically chiral channel viewing from the crystallographic b axis via classical O-H***O intermolecular hydrogen bond.
In general, the structural layer of reinforced thermoplastic pipes refers to a helically wrapped high-strength fiber, such as aramid, that is pivotal for the strength to the pipe.
Generally made of helically woven fibres, combined with resin, the composite cylinders are believed to be explosion-proof as they can withstand a burst pressure that is twice as high as that of conventional metal cylinders.
Meithlinger [6] compared the performance of the SSE with axially grooved feeding zone and helically grooved feeding zone.
The air vortex forces the fibres to move helically, which lengthens the path of the fibres before the oppositely charged fibres are in contact.
Diamond Offshore and Trelleborg have been selected as one of the winners of E&P Magazine's prestigious Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation (MEA) in the Subsea systems category for their joint development technology involving creating a Helically Grooved Buoyancy design with VIV Suppression.
Their design is based on ridges on the outer surface of the screw body that extend helically from inlet to outlet.
Kilgore, "Test results for turbulent annular seals, using smooth rotors and helically grooved stators," Journal of Tribology, vol.
Helically wrapping the heat shrink-insulated HTS tapes on the copper former was completed without any damage to the HTS tapes.
Kato, "Formation of helically structured chitin/CaC[O.sub.3] hybrids through an approach inspired by the biomineralization processes of crustacean cuticles," Small, vol.