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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - In the shape of a coil.

Usage examples (37)
  • This organelle is called the flagellum, made of a rotary motor and a thin helical filament that grows up to about 15 micron.
  • "Bingen pencils" we would call the helical contrails in the sky.
  • At left are some of the main tools used in stabilizing a foundation, called helical piers.
  • Below ground, crews attached large metal corkscrews called helical piles to tie the wall's foundation together. for more
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