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coils, plural;
  1. Arrange or wind (something long and flexible) in a joined sequence of concentric circles or rings
    • - he began to coil up the heavy ropes
    • - he coiled a lock of her hair around his finger
  2. Move or twist into such an arrangement or shape
    • - smoke coiled lazily toward the ceiling
  1. A confusion or turmoil

  1. a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
  2. gyrate: 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"
  3. a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  4. handbuild: make without a potter's wheel; "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"
  5. a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine
  6. wind around something in coils or loops
  7. A coil is a series of s. A coiled coil is a structure where the coil itself is in turn also looping, these objects are used commonly and are very important, some of their functions may be in bikes, cars trains and planes. Often used in conjunction with a thread.
  8. Coil is an album by Toad the Wet Sprocket released in 1997. It is their fifth studio album, and the final one before the band broke up in 1998. As with previous albums, Coil was released under the Columbia Records label and produced by Gavin MacKillop.
  9. Coil was an English cross-genre, industrial experimental music group formed in 1982 by John Balance--later credited as "Jhonn Balance"--and his partner Peter Christopherson, aka "Sleazy". ...
  10. A coil, in chemistry, is a tube, frequently in spiral form, used commonly to cool steam originating from a distillation and thus to condense it in liquid form. Usually it is of copper or another material that conducts heat easily. ...
  11. The Coil is an offshoot of the Cobra Organization formed by the former "emperor" of Cobra, Serpentor, in the fictional G.I. Joe universe.
  12. Coilin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the COIL gene.
  13. Something wound in the form of a helix or spiral; Common name for any intra-uterine contraceptive device (Abbreviation: IUD)—the first IUDs were coil-shaped; A coil of electrically conductive wire through which electricity can flow; To wind or reel e.g. ...
  14. (Coiled) Coils appear stacked on top of each other, are round in profile, and have nothing externally done to them. AKA: Plain Corrugated.
  15. (Coiled) Relatively mild upper respiratory ailment commonly contracted at sea by sailors from Brooklyn.
  16. (coiled) adj. - an African technique for making baskets; a coil of fibers is sewn together by hand to make a basket or container.
  17. (Coiling) A method of handbuilding a form using long rolled out, or extruded, snake-like lengths of clay.  Each coil of clay is integrated with the previous one to build the work up.  The coils may be completely obliterated in the construction process or retained for their decorative qualities.
  18. (coiling) a procedure, performed during an angiogram, in which platinum coils are inserted into an aneurysm.
  19. (Coiling) A process of building up the walls of a pot by adding successive rope-like coils of clay. In the coil-and-scrape method, used by Pueblo potters, the walls of the pot are thinned, shaped, and smoothed by scraping with a smooth tool.
  20. (Coiling) The method of hand building a vessel by successive additions of ropes or coils of clay. (PA)
  21. (Coiling) Active participation in the Tesla Coil hobby. Building Tesla Coils and related gadgets.
  22. (Coiling) An application which wraps colorful thread around a core thread which is simultaneously attached to a base material so the stitches cannot be seen.
  23. (Coiling) Laying a Rope down in a circular form.
  24. (Coiling) Rolled clay in flat form or with a rounded section that welds to itself when fired to make a solid form.
  25. (Coiling) a hand building technique used to make pots. Plastic ‘snakes’ of clay are used. They can vary from a thin strip to a large sausage like strip. ...