HyperDic: double_helix

English > 1 sense of the expression double helix:
NOUNshapedouble helixa pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis
English > double helix: 1 sense > noun 1, shape
MeaningA pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis.
Example"the shape of the DNA molecule is a double helix"
Broaderhelix, spiralA curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle
Spanishdoble hélice

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