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spiral

 [spi´ral]
1. winding like the thread of a screw; called also helical.
2. a winding structure; see also coil and helix.
Curschmann's s's coiled fibrils of mucin sometimes found in the sputum of patients with asthma. See also Laënnec's pearls.

hel·i·cal

(hel'i-kăl),
1. Relating to a helix. Synonym(s): helicine (2)
2. Synonym(s): helicoid
[G. helix, a coil]

helical

/hel·i·cal/ (hel´ĭ-k'l) spiral (1).

hel·i·cal

(hel'i-kăl)
1. Relating to a helix.
Synonym(s): helicine (2) .
2. Synonym(s): helicoid.
[G. helix, a coil]

helical

of or shaped like a HELIX.

helical

shaped like a helix.
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2009) determining the values of stress, elongations and travel arising to helically spring, under the action of forces caused by movement of elastic membranes.
Timothy Hochberg and Henri Merkelo, "Propagation Characteristics of Coaxial Cable with a Helically Wound Ground Shield," 1996 IEEE, pp.
Veda, "Study on Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flow in Helically Coiled Tubes," Bull.
The seventh transducer was mounted near the upper polar boss on the helically wound portion of the bottles.
An interlocking armored cable is a standard dielectric indoor or indoor/outdoor cable that has a helically wound, formed aluminum tape wrapped around it.
8, the sperm of lycosid spiders often appear as small, densely stained rings or bars in paraffin sections, because their crescent-shaped nuclei are helically coiled in a head to tail fashion to form a nuclear bracelet or amulet that is thicker in its mid-region and thinner at its tips.
The triple-lobed, helically wound balloon creates large surface area and promotes optimal heat transfer.
The digital cable uses helically wrapped ePTFE for its dielectric core, ensuring controlled electrical properties throughout the signal path.
of Wisconsin Madison's Helically Symmetric Experiment (HSX) on CAD modeling, tooling and machining finished components.
This helically wrapped core boasts controlled electrical properties throughout the signal path.
GrooveTube cables feature a corrugated copper outer conductor, manufactured by helically wrapping the copper tape directly over the PTFE dielectric core instead of the traditional braid/foil outer conductor.
Helically wrapped, the ePTFE core ensures controlled electrical properties throughout the signal path.