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  • n. An instrument for drawing spiral lines on a plane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for drawing spiral lines on a plane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A drawing-instrument for describing a spiral line. A small wheel carrying a pencil rotates on a screwshaft, and revolves around a fixed point, moving toward or from the center, according to the direction of revolution.

Etymologies

helix + -graph. (Wiktionary)

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