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helixnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhiː.lɪks/ us   /ˈhiː.lɪks/ plural helices specialized
a curve that goes around a central tube or cone shape in the form of a spiral
helical
adjective uk   /ˈhiː.lɪ.kəl/ us   /ˈhiː.lɪ.kəl/ specialized
in the shape of a helix: helical molecules a helical structure
(Definition of helix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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helixnoun [C]

/ˈhi·lɪks/ helix or helices /ˈhel·əˌsiz, ˈhi·lə-/
geometry a shape curving continuously around a center point as of a line wrapped around a cylinder or a cone; a spiral
(Definition of helix from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 螺旋(形)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺旋(形)…
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