coil

All Noun Verb
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  • Coiling her long tongue out of her way, she quickly made her escape. Cited from The Tale of Betsy Butterfly, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • In few cases, both left- and right-handed coiling are found in the same population.
  • The chamber coils are kept on right from the morning, body or no body.
  • Coil also released a series of live albums around this time.
  • Adult male and female are most often coiled together and are difficult to separate.
  • This drawing shows a cross section through the center of the coil.
  • True coiled himself up by my side, continuing his efforts to comfort me. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The later and higher-power coil design has a single-layer primary and secondary.
  • He now came and coiled himself up in his usual position under my hammock. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • One lay coiled on the ground, the other had taken post on the branch of a tree. Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Coil remained the university's president until a decline in health forced his retirement.
  • The wire gave way somewhere above him and came coiling down upon his head. Cited from Burnham Breaker, by Homer Greene
  • Today, Coil remains one of the most influential and best known industrial music groups.
  • It is held coiled under the head when not in use.
  • One man had a heavy coil of new rope on his back.
  • This consists of two coils with the same number of turns connected in series, one inside the other.
  • Thus he hung, suspended by his right hand, and coiled up like a ball. Cited from Ernest Bracebridge, by William H. G. Kingston
  • She had taken off her hat, and her hair was coiled close about her exquisite head. Cited from The Wind Bloweth, by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
  • She coiled herself around the bell, which turned white-hot and burnt him to death inside.
  • They then coiled themselves in a circle about their prince. Cited from The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, by Henry R. Schoolcraft
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Meaning of coil

  • noun A structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
    a coil of rope
  • noun A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  • noun A transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine
  • noun A contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
  • noun Tubing that is wound in a spiral
  • noun Reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
  • verb Wind around something in coils or loops