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See definition of helix on Dictionary.com
  • as incoil
  • as inconvolution
  • as incurve
  • as inknot
  • as inspiral
  • as intwist
  • as inwhorl

synonyms for helix

  • braid
  • tendril
  • bight
  • circle
  • convolution
  • corkscrew
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • involution
  • lap
  • loop
  • ring
  • roll
  • scroll
  • spiral
  • turn
  • twine
  • twirl
  • twist
  • whorl
  • wind
  • coil
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
  • coiling
  • serpentine
  • snaking

antonyms for helix

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  • line
  • line
  • straightness
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        How to use helix in a sentence

        Perseverance carries on one of its wheels a symbol of Mars rover tracks twisted into the double helix shape of DNA.
        HOW MARS ROVERS HAVE EVOLVED IN 25 YEARS OF EXPLORING THE RED PLANETALEXANDRA WITZEAUGUST 5, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
        This forms a delicate structure that often resembles a helix or rumpled bedsheets.
        PROTEIN-DESIGNING AI OPENS DOOR TO MEDICINES HUMANS COULDN’T DREAM UPSHELLY FANJULY 26, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
        Once detected, Cas9 hones in on the site and efficiently cuts the double helix strands.
        NEW CRISPR TOOL PROTECTS AGAINST VIRUSES WITHOUT MAKING ANY DNA CUTSSHELLY FANJUNE 6, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
        It’s probably unfair, but from my point of view, the others aren’t as exciting as the discovery of the double helix.
        HOW WE GOT FROM GREGOR MENDEL’S PEA PLANTS TO MODERN GENETICSELIZABETH QUILLFEBRUARY 7, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
        After she helped identify the double helix shape of DNA, Franklin analyzed viruses.
        WHO SAID SCIENCE AND ART WERE TWO CULTURES? - ISSUE 108: CHANGEKEVIN BERGERNOVEMBER 17, 2021NAUTILUS
        One of the last century’s most dramatic discoveries came in 1953, when James Watson and Francis Crick, aided by an X-ray image produced by Rosalind Franklin, figured out the double helix structure of the genetic molecule DNA.
        THE TOP 10 SCIENTIFIC SURPRISES OF SCIENCE NEWS’ FIRST 100 YEARSTOM SIEGFRIEDSEPTEMBER 20, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
        Scouring the human genome today, it’s clear we have viral DNA and other genetic elements embedded inside our own double helices.
        SURPRISE! OUR BODIES HAVE BEEN HIDING A TROJAN HORSE FOR GENE THERAPYSHELLY FANAUGUST 24, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
        Based on enormously complicated biophysics—much of which remains mysterious—the string folds into delicate shapes, such as sheets of twisting and turning strands, or helices that wrap around each other.
        DEEPMIND’S ALPHAFOLD IS CLOSE TO SOLVING ONE OF BIOLOGY’S GREATEST CHALLENGESSHELLY FANDECEMBER 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
        The largest is Helix pomatia (figured on pp. 11 and 12), which often goes by the name of “the edible snail.”
        OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
        In 1878 he removed to Umatilla county, Oregon, where he took up a homestead and a timber culture near Helix.
        LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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        capacitor

        WORDS RELATED TO HELIX

        • bight
        • braid
        • circle
        • convolution
        • corkscrew
        • curlicue
        • gyration
        • helix
        • involution
        • lap
        • loop
        • ring
        • roll
        • scroll
        • spiral
        • tendril
        • turn
        • twine
        • twirl
        • twist
        • whorl
        • wind
        • coil
        • coiling
        • complexity
        • contortion
        • curlicue
        • gyration
        • helix
        • intricacy
        • involution
        • serpentine
        • sinuosity
        • sinuousness
        • snaking
        • swirl
        • tortuousness
        • twist
        • undulation
        • winding
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