helical


he·li·cal

adjective \ˈhe-li-kəl, ˈhē-\

Definition of HELICAL

:  of, relating to, or having the form of a helix; broadly :  spiral 1a
he·li·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of HELICAL

  1. <Sirius, the brightest star in the heavens, travels a helical path through space.>

First Known Use of HELICAL

1591

Rhymes with HELICAL

he·li·cal

adjective \ˈhel-i-kəl, ˈhē-li-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HELICAL

: of, relating to, or having the form of a helix <the helical configuration of DNA>; broadly : spiral 1a
he·li·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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