Origin of helicoidClassical Greek helikoeid?s from helix, a spiral + -eid?s, -oid
Origin of helicoidGreek helikoeidēs helix helik- spiral ; see helix . -oeidēs -oid
a helicoid generated by rotating and translating a line at a constant rate about an axis to which it is perpendicular
(comparative more helicoid, superlative most helicoid)
- Having the form of a flattened helix
- (mathematics) A minimal surface in the form of a flattened helix.