Helix

[company] Helix is a family run United Kingdom based manufacturer of scholastic stationery. It currently employs 75 people, and exports to over 65 countries, with offices in Chicago and Hong Kong and with UK headquarters based in Lye, West Midlands. == History == Helix was established in 1887, under the name The Universal Woodworking Compan...
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Helix

[n] - a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle 2. [n] - type genus of the family Helicidae
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Helix

Is the amount of spring a welding wire exhibits. It is measured by throwing a length of wire onto a flat floor and then measuring how high the wire end is from the ground. Ideally the wire should have no helix at all. If the wire exhibits a helix then it may spiral as it leaves the torch contact tip.
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Helix

A path formed as a point advances uniformly around a cylinder, as the thread on a screw or the flutes on a drill.
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Helix

He'lix noun ; plural Latin Helices , English Helixes . [ Latin helix , Greek ..., ..., from ... to turn round; confer Latin volvere , and English volute , voluble .] 1. (Geom.) A nonplane curve whose tangents are all equally inclined to...
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helix

<chemistry, molecular biology> A spiral structure in a macromolecule that contains a repeating pattern. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Helix

genus Helix noun type genus of the family Helicidae
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helix

(he´liks) pl. he´lices, helixes a winding structure; see also coil and spiral. the superior and posterior free margin of the pinna of the ear. α-helix , alpha helix the complex structural arrangement of parts of protein molecules in which a single polype...
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Helix

• (n.) The incurved margin or rim of the external ear. See Illust. of Ear. • (n.) A caulicule or little volute under the abacus of the Corinthian capital. • (n.) A genus of land snails, including a large number of species. • (n.) A nonplane curve whose tangents are all equally inclined to a given plane. The common helix is the c...
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helix

(from the article `ear, human`) ...canal, or acoustic meatus, is called the concha. It is partly covered by two small projections, the tonguelike tragus in front and the antitragus ...
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helix

(from the article `electron tube`) ...the electron beam, and (4) a collector with which to collect the electrons. There are two main types of TWTs, and these are differentiated by the ...
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helix

(from the article `Pauling, Linus`) ...three-dimensional structure of proteins. By folding a paper on which he had drawn a chain of linked amino acids, he discovered a cylindrical ... ...volume of a given cube, a task that cannot be performed using only the ruler-and-compass methods of Euclid`s Elements. Book 4 concerns the ... [2 re...
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helix

helix (s), helices (pl) 1. A spiral. 2. In geometry, the curve formed by a straight line drawn on a plane when that plane is wrapped around a cylindrical surface of any kind; especially, a right circular cylinder, as the curve of a screw. 3. In architecture, a spiral ornament. 4. In anatomy, the curved fold forming most of the rim of ...
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helix

Type: Term Pronunciation: hē′liks, hel′i-sēz Definitions: 1. The margin of the auricle; a folded rim of cartilage forming the upper part of the anterior, the superior, and the greater part of the posterior edges of the auricle. 2. A line in the shape of a coil (or a spring, or the threads on a bolt), each point being equidista...
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Helix

[video game] Helix is a music video game for WiiWare by Ghostfire Games for 1000 Wii Points (and, now that DSiWare has been created, Nintendo Points). The objective of the game is to accurately copy gestures with the Wii Remote to the beat of the music. The game encourages players to use two Wii Remotes to play, and features 26 music tracks...
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Helix

In architecture a helix is a caulicole or little volute under the abacus of the Corinthian capital.
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Helix

[newspaper] The Helix was the first underground newspaper in Seattle, Washington, founded and edited by Paul Dorpat; among its writers were Tom Robbins, later known as a novelist, and Walt Crowley, who served as a cartoonist, writer, and editor. After a series of organizational meetings held at the Free University of Seattle, the Helix firs...
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Helix

A spiral-wound wire used as a hinge or attaching device.
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Helix

A helix is a circular spiral with all the turns the same diameter.
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Helix

Helix is a genus of gastropodous molluscs comprising the land shell-snails.
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Helix

The helix rings the uppermost portion of the ear and forms the rim of the outer ear. The inner curved prominence that lies parallel to the helix is the antihelix. It also borders the back and top of the concha. The helix and antihelix are composed of cartilage. The outer ear is composed of a single piece of cartilage, with the exception of the lobu...
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helix

In mathematics, a three-dimensional curve resembling a spring, corkscrew, or screw thread. It is generated by a line that encircles a cylinder or cone at a constant angle
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helix

Greek = coil.
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Helix

[ear] The prominent rim of the auricula is called the helix. Where the helix turns downward behind, a small tubercle is frequently seen: the auricular tubercle of Darwin. ==Additional images== File:Slide2COR.JPG|External ear. Right auricle.Lateral view. File:Slide3COR.JPG|External ear. Right auricle.Lateral view. File:Slide4COR.JPG|External...
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Helix

[database] Helix is a pioneering database management system for the Apple Macintosh platform, created in 1983. Helix uses a graphical `programming language` to add logic to its applications, allowing non-programmers to construct sophisticated applications. It never grew beyond being a niche product. As of 2005, Helix is twenty-one years old...
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