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 for helical
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Helical \Hel"i*cal\, a. [From Helix.]
     Of or pertaining to, or in the form of, a helix; spiral; as,
     a helical staircase; a helical spring. -- Hel"i*cal*ly,
     adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  helical
      adj 1: in the shape of a coil [syn: coiling, helical,
             spiral, spiraling, volute, voluted, whorled,
             turbinate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "helical":
     O-shaped, ambagious, anfractuous, backhanded, circuitous, circular,
     cochlear, cochleate, corkscrew, corkscrewy, deviating, deviative,
     devious, digressive, discursive, excursive, helicoid, indirect,
     meandering, oblique, orbital, out-of-the-way, rotary, round,
     roundabout, screw-shaped, scrolled, spiral, spiroid, turbinal,
     turbinate, verticillate, volute, voluted, whorled
  
  

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