helicline


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helicline

(ˈhɛlɪˌklaɪn)
n
(Architecture) architect a spiral-shaped ramp
[from helico- + -cline]
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To view what had been impregnated inside the globe, the crowds approached along a curving moving stairway called the "Helicline"--note the new verbal coinages--which led them to the entrance, fifty feet in the air.
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