A translation along a straight line L and a rotation about L such that the angle of rotation is proportional to the translation at each instant. Also known as a twist.

See also

Dini's Surface, Helicoid, Rotation, Screw Theorem, Seashell, Translation

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Screw." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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