how to pronounce helix

hlɪks

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An example use of helix in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… copy of the double helix when i was in …”

meanings of helix

noun:

  1. A small volute under the abacus of a Corinthian capital.
  2. An upside down midair 360° spin in playboating.
  3. The incurved rim of the external ear.
  4. A curve on the surface of a cylinder or cone such that its angle to a plane perpendicular to the axis is constant; the three-dimensional curve seen in a screw or a spiral staircase.

verb:

  1. To form or cause to form a helix.

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