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helicoid

hel·i·coid

helicoid

pronunciation:
he l koId [or] hi l koId
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: coiled or curving in the form of a spiral.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a curved surface generated by a straight line moving around an axis so as to cut a fixed helix.
derivation: helicoidal (adj.)
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The word helicoid contains the following part:
helic, helico Greek root that means spiral, circular
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