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helical

[′hel·ə·kəl]
(mathematics)
Pertaining to a cylindrical spiral, for example, a screw thread.
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This cable is also extremely rugged, featuring the helically stranded core and extruded outer jacket, but not the additional 2.
2] gas is used to inflate an artificial muscle, also referred to as the Mckibben muscle, which consists of an inner rubber tube and an outer helically woven fabric [13].
Three secondary layers lie underneath, each with varying compositions of lignin and cellulose that wind helically through each layer.
An absorbent article having extensibility as a whole and comprising an extensible absorbent member comprising a web having a number of small absorbent clusters dispersed therein in three dimensions, the small absorbent clusters containing a superabsorbent polymer and fibers; wherein the small clusters are each composed of a helically crimped fiber, a superabsorbent polymer particle, and other fiber, the polymer particle and the other fiber being taken into the helix of the helically crimped fiber; wherein the other fiber comprises hydrophilic fiber; wherein the small clusters have an average size of 0.
In his discussion of the essay-film, Lopate writes that the essay often follows "a helically descending path, working through preliminary supposition to reach a more difficult core of honesty.
An exceptional enantiomorphy that has been studied genetically in plants (but not in flowers) are helically growing mutants of Arabidopsis (Hashimoto, 2002; Buschmann et al.
Accounting for the vapor buoyancy in sealed instruments and for the radial acceleration in those with helically coiled capillaries reconciled all originally deviating viscosity measurements in gravitational capillary viscometers with the results measured with other instruments.
The two classical lesions of AD are a) neuritic plaques containing extracellular deposits of the amyloid [beta] (A[beta]) proteins and b) neurofibrillary tangles, which are bundles of paired, helically wound filaments inside neurons (Selkoe 2008).
solution uses looms which are helically laid up to improve flexibility for
The SEM image confirmed that the vortex yarn consists of the twistless, parallel fibers in the yarn core held together by surface wrapper fibers that are helically wound onto the yarn core.
Since strip failure is most likely from an axial defect across the width of a strip rather than helically along the length of the strip, TDW proposed the use of an SMFL tool in which the magnetization direction and sensor placement is arranged in a spiral, which provides better longitudinal defect detection.