[hel-i-krahy-suh m, hee-li-] /ˌhɛl ɪˈkraɪ səm, ˌhi lɪ-/
any of the numerous composite plants of the genus Helichrysum, having alternate leaves and solitary or clustered flower heads, including the strawflower.
any plant of the widely cultivated genus Helichrysum, whose flowers retain their shape and colour when dried: family Asteraceae (composites)
- Helicine artery
helicine artery n. Any of the coiled arteries in the erectile tissue of the penis.
helicine hel·i·cine (hěl’ĭ-sēn’, hē’lĭ-) adj. Of or relating to a helix; helical.
/hɪˈlɪsɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. (physics) the projection of the spin of an elementary particle on the direction of propagation helicity (hə-lĭs’ĭ-tē, hē’) The projection of a particle’s spin vector in the direction of its momentum vector, being positive if it points in the same direction, and negative if it points in the opposite direction. […]
[hel-i-klahyn] /ˈhɛl ɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. a curved ramp. /ˈhɛlɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. (architect) a spiral-shaped ramp