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  Definition of Helix
  1. type genus of the family Helicidae
  2. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
  3. a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
Similar Words: genus Helix, coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helix

 

Hyponyms: hank, double helix

 

Member Meronyms: Helicidae, family Helicidae

 

Derivational Morphology: gyrate, spiral, coil, loop, curl

 

 
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