helical vs whorled what difference

what is difference between helical and whorled

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɛl.ɪ.kəl/, /ˈhiː.lɪ.kəl/

Adjective

helical (comparative more helical, superlative most helical)

  1. In the shape of a helix.

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English

Etymology

whorl +‎ -ed

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /wɜːld/ or IPA(key): /ʍɜːld/ (in Scottish English and some English accents)
  • (US) enPR: wûrld, IPA(key): /wɝld/ or enPR: hwûrld, IPA(key): /ʍɝld/ (in Scottish English and some English accents)

Rhymes: -ɜː(r)ld

  • Homophones: whirled, world (in accents with the wine-whine merger)

Adjective

whorled (comparative more whorled, superlative most whorled)

  1. formed from whorls; having whorls

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