helix

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Synonyms for helix

Synonyms for helix

a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle

a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

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Faster helixes on end mills achieve much the same effect.
In a broad sense, it can be said that variable helixes are almost always an advantageous feature, but it can be difficult to quantify the exact benefits all of the time.
The helixes show that naturally occurring large molecules can indeed assemble themselves from smaller ones.
HF helixes designs generated from the presented equations and curves are listed in Table 2.
The unit incorporates two helixes on one hopper, providing a compact design where multiple individual screw units will not fit in the allotted available space, according to the literature.