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- 1. helix, spiral, curve, curved shape
- usage: a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
- 2. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helix, structure, construction
- usage: a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
- 3. Helix, genus Helix, mollusk genus
- usage: type genus of the family Helicidae
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