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Definition of 'helix'


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

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