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synonyms for helical

  • circling
  • coiled
  • circular
  • circumvoluted
  • corkscrew
  • curled
  • radial
  • rolled
  • scrolled
  • wound
  • cochlear
  • helicoid
  • screw-shaped
  • tendrillar
  • tortile
  • voluted
  • whorled
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antonyms for helical

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  • straight
  • uncurling
  • unwinding
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How to use helical in a sentence

The carriage is supported on helical springs and solid steel wheels.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
To give the water a rotary motion he had inserted a helical piece of angle iron, and so prevented deposition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 324, MARCH 18, 1882VARIOUS
It consisted of a metallic cylinder having a helical indenting groove cut upon it from end to end.
EDISON, HIS LIFE AND INVENTIONSFRANK LEWIS DYER AND THOMAS COMMERFORD MARTIN
When the pilot valve opens, the pressure beneath the piston is relieved and it is seated by the helical spring above.
STEAM TURBINESHUBERT E. COLLINS
The translation of a body in helical motion is called its advance.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 8VARIOUS
The Ford transverse rear spring was supplemented by two helical springs placed vertically between the Ford and tractor frames.
DEEDS OF A GREAT RAILWAYG. R. S. DARROCH
He invented the helical form of the balance spring and a form of chronometer escapement much like Earnshaw's.
TIME TELLING THROUGH THE AGESHARRY CHASE BREARLEY
Corresponding helical ribs in the guides rotated the rollers as the car moved.
ELEVATOR SYSTEMS OF THE EIFFEL TOWER, 1889ROBERT M. VOGEL
The propeller wheel (Fig. 38) is a screw having a large helical dimension.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: MECHANICS, INDOORS AND OUTFRED T. HODGSON
A small helical spur pinion at the other end of this countershaft receives its motion from a larger gear turned by the hand crank.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HELICAL

  • circling
  • circular
  • circumvoluted
  • cochlear
  • coiled
  • corkscrew
  • curled
  • helical
  • helicoid
  • radial
  • rolled
  • screw-shaped
  • scrolled
  • tendrillar
  • tortile
  • voluted
  • whorled
  • wound
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.