5 letter words starting with hel

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Definition of helio

helio (noun)

  1. A heliotrope (surveying instrument).

Definition of helix

helix (noun)

  1. A curve on the surface of a cylinder or cone such that its angle to a plane perpendicular to the axis is constant; the three-dimensional curve seen in a screw or a spiral staircase.
  2. A small volute under the abacus of a Corinthian capital.
  3. The incurved rim of the external ear.
  4. An upside down midair 360° spin in playboating.

helix (verb)

  1. To form or cause to form a helix.

Definition of helly

helly (adjective)

  1. Hellish, infernal.

Definition of helms

helms (noun)

  1. The stems of various cultivated plants, left after harvesting the crop to be used as animal litter or for thatching.
  2. An individual plant stem.
  3. Part of a harness; a hame.

helms (noun)

  1. The steering apparatus of a ship, especially the tiller or wheel.
  2. (maritime) The member of the crew in charge of steering the boat.
  3. A position of leadership or control.
  4. One at the place of direction or control; a guide; a director.
  5. A helve.

helms (verb)

  1. To be a helmsman or a member of the helm; to be in charge of steering the boat.
  2. (by extension) To lead (a project, etc.).

helms (noun)

  1. A helmet.
  2. A helmet.
  3. A heavy cloud lying on the brow of a mountain.

Definition of helot

helot (noun)

  1. A member of the ancient Spartan class of serfs.
  2. A serf; a slave.