Maazel writes about a soon-to-be helix hostage, Anne-Janet, who was on “cancer furlough.”
The force of the current is regulated by means of a tubular magnet, which slides over the helix, and is called the plunger.
The expanded metal covering was also wire tied to the helix.
The electromagnet is defined as a mass of iron around which is placed a helix for conducting an electric current.
For ornaments they have a stick in the helix, or simple ornament in the ear-lobe.
To test the attracting and "sucking" power of a magnetized coil or helix.
Does the current in the wire at the top of the helix move east or west?
A sub-genus of helix, corresponding with the genus Achatina, Auct.
helix (Theba) cartusiana (first noticed near a Carthusian monastery).
In this experiment the magnet must not be passed entirely through the helix, for then a second action occurs.
"a spiral thing," 1560s, from Latin helix "spiral," from Greek helix (genitive helikos), related to eilein "to turn, twist, roll," from PIE *wel-ik-, from root *wel- "to turn, revolve" (see volvox).
helix he·lix (hē'lĭks)
n. pl. he·lix·es or hel·i·ces (hěl'ĭ-sēz', hē'lĭ-)
A spiral form or structure.
The folded rim of skin and cartilage around most of the outer ear.
A three-dimensional curve that lies on a cylinder or cone, so that its angle to a plane perpendicular to the axis is constant.
In geometry, a three-dimensional spiral shape, resembling a spring.