Definitions

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  • adj. Spiral in arrangement or action.
  • adj. Having the planes arranged spirally, so that they all incline to the right (or left) of a vertical line; said of certain hemihedral forms.
  • adj. Turning the plane of polarization circularly or spirally to the right or left.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Spiral in arrangement or action.
  • adj. Having the planes arranged spirally, so that they incline all to the right (or left) of a vertical line; -- said of certain hemihedral forms.
  • adj. Turning the plane of polarization circularly or spirally to the right or left.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Spiral in arrangement or in movement.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

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