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Main Entry: he·lix
Pronunciation: primarystresshemacron-liks
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural he·li·ces /primarystresshel-schwa-secondarystresssemacronz, primarystresshemacron-lschwa- /; also he·lix·es /primarystresshemacron-lik-sschwaz/
: a curve that is formed by a point rotating around a straight line and moving forward in a direction parallel to that line -- compare DOUBLE HELIX
- he·li·cal /primarystresshel-i-kschwal, primarystresshemacron-li-/ adjective

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