helical

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adjective he·li·cal \ˈhe-li-kəl, ˈhē-\

Definition of helical

  1. :  of, relating to, or having the form of a helix; broadly :  spiral 1a

helically

play \ˈhe-li-k(ə-)lē, ˈhē-\ adverb

Examples of helical in a Sentence

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

1591

First Known Use of helical

1591


Medical Dictionary

helical

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adjective he·li·cal \ˈhel-i-kəl, ˈhē-li-\

Medical Definition of helical

  1. :  of, relating to, or having the form of a helix the helical configuration of DNA; broadly :  spiral 1a

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