What does helical mean?

Definitions for helical
ˈhɛl ɪ kəl, ˈhi lɪ-he·li·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, volute, voluted, whorled, turbinateadjective

    in the shape of a coil

Wiktionary

  1. helicaladjective

    in the shape of a helix

Webster Dictionary

  1. Helicaladjective

    of or pertaining to, or in the form of, a helix; spiral; as, a helical staircase; a helical spring

  2. Etymology: [From Helix.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Helical

    Helicidæ, Helicograph, Helicoid. See Helix.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of helical in a Sentence

  1. John Rogers:

    We are also using these ideas to form helical, springy metal interconnect coils and antennas for soft electronic devices designed to integrate with the human body.

  2. Ron Zuckerman:

    I can give you this floppy thing like a necklace that's just wiggling -around and you can actually fold it, all of a sudden the helical folds start to become stable because all the magnets line up.

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