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noun [C] uk   /ˈhiː.lɪks/ ( plural helices ) specialized us  
a curve that goes around a central tube or cone shape in the form of a spiral
adjective uk   /-lɪ.kəl/ specialized us  
in the shape of a helix: helical molecules a helical structure
Translations of “helix”
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺旋(形)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 螺旋(形)…
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