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Meaning of HELICAL

Pronunciation:  'helikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  in the shape of a coil
 

HELICAL is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: coiled, coiling, spiral, spiraling, turbinate, volute, voluted, whorled
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hel"i*cal\, a. [From {Helix}.]
Of or pertaining to, or in the form of, a helix; spiral; as,
a helical staircase; a helical spring. -- {Hel"i*cal*ly},
adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ambagious, anfractuous, backhanded, circuitous, circular, cochlear, cochleate, corkscrew, corkscrewy, deviating, deviative, devious, digressive, discursive, excursive, helicoid, indirect, meandering, oblique, orbital, O-shaped, out-of-the-way, rotary, round, roundabout, screw-shaped, scrolled, spiral, spiroid, turbinal, turbinate, verticillate, volute, voluted, whorled
 

 

 

 

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