English-Spanish translation of helix

Translation of the word helix from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

helix in Spanish

general? hélice
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Definitions of helix
1. Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
  mollusk genus a genus of mollusks
  family helicidae, helicidae land snails including the common edible snail and some pests
  edible snail, helix pomatia one of the chief edible snails
  garden snail any of several inedible snails of the genus Helix; often destructive pests
  brown snail, helix aspersa serious garden pest having a brown shell with paler zigzag markings; nearly cosmopolitan in distribution
  helix hortensis a kind of garden snail
2. helix - a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
  curved shape, curve a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
  double helix a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis; "the shape of the DNA molecule is a double helix"
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A helix is a type of space curve, i.e. a smooth curve in three-dimensional space. It is characterized by the fact that the tangent line at any point makes a constant angle with a fixed line called the axis.

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