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    helix - Dictionary definition and meaning for word helix

    (noun) a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
    Synonyms : spiral
    (noun) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    Synonyms : coil , spiral , volute , whorl
    Example Sentence
    • a coil of rope
    (noun) type genus of the family Helicidae
    Synonyms : genus helix
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for helix

HE LICKS a spring that retracts and catches his tongue--ouch!

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