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Dictionary entry overview: What does double helix mean?
• DOUBLE HELIX (noun)
The noun DOUBLE HELIX has 1 sense:
1. a pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis
Familiarity information: DOUBLE HELIX used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis
Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes
the shape of the DNA molecule is a double helix
Hypernyms ("double helix" is a kind of...):
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