Helicine



helicine hel·i·cine (hěl’ĭ-sēn’, hē’lĭ-)
adj.
Of or relating to a helix; helical.

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  • Helicity

    /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. […]

  • Helicline

    [hel-i-klahyn] /ˈhɛl ɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. a curved ramp. /ˈhɛlɪˌklaɪn/ noun 1. (architect) a spiral-shaped ramp



  • Helico-

    1. a combining form meaning “spiral”; used with this meaning and as a combining form of in the formation of compound words: helicograph. combining form 1. spiral or helical: helicograph

  • Helicograph

    [hel-i-koh-graf, -grahf] /ˈhɛl ɪ koʊˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/ noun 1. an instrument for drawing helices. /ˈhɛlɪkəʊˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/ noun 1. an instrument for drawing spiral curves



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