word of the day


WORD OF THE DAY
HelicoidHEL-ə-koydPart of speech: nounOrigin: Greek, late 17th century
1An object of spiral or helical shape.2A surface formed by simultaneously moving a straight line along an axis and rotating it around it (like a screw thread).
 
Examples of Helicoid in a sentence “The helicoid staircase was the focal point of the ballroom.” “I always got the helicoid measurements wrong on my geometry homework.”