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Related / Similar Words: Helix, genus Helix, coil, spiral, volute, whorl

 

Definition:
  • type genus of the family Helicidae;
  • a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope";
  • a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle;

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    Hyponyms: hank, double helix

     

    Member Meronyms: Helicidae, family Helicidae

     

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

     

     
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