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Coil

Definition

[n] a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
[n] reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
[n] tubing that is wound in a spiral
[n] a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
[n] a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine
[n] a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
[v] wind around something in coils or loops
[v] make without a wheel; of pottery
[v] to wind or move in a spiral course:" the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action,", "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"


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Antonyms

uncoil