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helix
American English: /ˈhilɪks/
British English: /ˈhiːlɪks/

Translation of helix in Spanish:

noun plural helixes or helices Pronunciation: /ˈheləsiːz/, /ˈhiːlɪsiːz/

  • Example sentences
    • They found that DNA consists of two connected twisted strands in the shape of a helix.
    • The excess is carefully cut away to fabricate the helix shape.
    • A television monitor showed what was inside: a glowing ball of gas surrounded by a metal helix.

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