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Another word for coil

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Verb
  1. To move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

      1. To move with a twisting or coiling motion
      2. To form a wreathlike shape around something
      3. To extend across; cover:
      1. To go along (a curving or twisting course):
      2. To coil the spring of (a mechanism) by turning a stem or cord, for example:
      3. To blow (a wind instrument).
      1. To twist or interlace (straw, wicker, etc.) so as to form something
      2. To form (threads) into a fabric
      3. To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
      1. To give spiral shape to by turning the ends in opposite directions
      2. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      3. To impart a spiral or coiling shape to, as by turning the ends in opposite directions:
      1. To wind, coil, or wrap around something:
      2. To twist and turn
      3. To twist, interlace, etc.
      1. To rise or fall with steady acceleration.
      2. To cause to take a spiral form or course.
      3. To move in or form a spiral
      1. To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
      2. To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
      3. To clear obstructions from (a pipe, drain, etc.) by means of a snake
      1. To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
      2. To speak or write in sustained fashion on a number of loosely connected topics.
      3. To follow a winding and turning course:
      1. To twine or twist together.
      2. To twine around or together:
      3. To twist or twine around something (one another).
      1. To move in a curve or spiral:
      2. To form into a coiled or spiral shape:
      3. To wind or twist (esp. hair) into ringlets or coils
      1. To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.
      2. To move in a spiral; twist

Another word for coil

Noun
      1. The act or an instance of reading items in a scrolling display
      2. A roll of parchment, paper, etc., usually with writing or pictures on it
      3. Anything having the form of a partly unrolled or loosely rolled sheet of paper, as the volute of an Ionic capital, or the ornamentally rolled end of the neck of a violin, etc.
      1. Something, such as a ringlet of hair, that is long, slender, and curling.
      2. A wispy or curly strand of hair, often clinging to the face or neck
      3. A twisting, slender structure by which a plant, such as a grape or cucumber, twines around and often climbs an object or another plant.
      1. A quantity, as of cloth or wallpaper, rolled into a cylinder and often considered as a unit of measure.
      2. (Aeron.) A maneuver in which an airplane in flight performs one complete rotation around its longitudinal axis
      3. A maneuver in which an airplane makes a single complete rotation about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude.
      1. A device for drawing corks from bottles, consisting of a pointed metal spiral attached to a handle.
      2. A device for pulling corks out of bottles, usually a spiral-shaped piece of steel with a point at one end and a handle at the other
      1. A bend or curve, especially in a shoreline.
      2. A loop in a rope.
      3. (Obs.) A bend, angle, or hollow, specif. of a body structure
      1. A fancy curve, flourish, etc. as in a design or in handwriting
      2. A fancy twisting or curling shape made from a series of concentric circles.
      1. A little coil of hair; ringlet
      2. An exercise, typically done with weights, in which an extended arm is flexed, bringing the hand back toward the shoulder, or an extended leg is flexed, bringing the foot back toward the buttock
      3. (Sports) A weightlifting exercise using one or two hands, in which a weight held at the thigh or to the side of the body is raised to the chest or shoulder and then lowered without moving the upper arms, shoulders, or back.
      1. A system consisting of a series of operations or activities in which each depends on the outcome of the previous one; esp., such a system in which the result of a later operation affects an earlier operation, providing continuous feedback
      2. Something having a shape, order, or path of motion that is circular or curved over on itself.
      3. The more or less circular figure formed by a line, thread, wire, etc. that curves back to cross itself
      1. A turn or loop, as of a rope around a post
      2. The amount by which one part overlaps another.
      3. A length, as of rope, required to make one complete turn around something.
      1. Something twirled
      2. The act of twirling or the condition of being twirled; a quick spinning or twisting.
      3. A twist, coil, etc.
      1. A turning aside; turn; bend
      2. A change in direction; a turn:
      3. Rotation; spin, turn, twirl, etc.
      1. A twining branch or spray of a plant
      2. A strong string or cord made of two or more threads twisted together.
      3. Something formed by twining:
      1. A twisting, coiling, or winding together
      2. A fold, twist, or coil of something convoluted; specif., any of the irregular folds or ridges on the surface of the brain
      3. One of the convex folds of the surface of the brain.
      1. One of the circular ridges or convolutions of a fingerprint.
      2. (Zoology) A single turn or volution of a spiral shell.
      3. A turn of the cochlea or of the ethmoidal crest.
      1. A spiral form or structure.
      2. (Anatomy) The folded rim of skin and cartilage around most of the outer ear.
      3. Any spiral, as one lying in a single plane or, esp., one moving around a right circular cone or cylinder at a constant angle, as a screw or bolt thread does
      1. A curve on a plane that winds around a fixed center point at a continuously increasing or decreasing distance from the point.
      2. Something having a spiral form, as a wire for holding sheets in some notebooks
      3. (Football) A kick or pass in which the ball rotates on its longer axis as it moves through the air
      1. The action or effect of a person or thing that winds
      2. One complete turn of something wound
      3. A single turn of this
      1. (South Atlantic US) The amount that can be carried in the arms in one load:
      2. A momentary shock or scare:
      3. A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
    See also:

    curl

    circle

Verb
      1. To form a wreathlike shape around something
      2. To move with a twisting or coiling motion
      3. To extend across; cover:
      1. To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.
      2. To move in a spiral; twist
      1. To move in a spiral or curved course
      2. To move in a curve or spiral:
      3. To form into a coiled or spiral shape:
      1. To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
      2. To twist or wind around:
      3. To twist or coil
      1. To place or lay (something) so as to overlap another:
      2. To cut or polish (glass, gems, etc.) with a lap
      3. To join (pieces, as of wood) by means of a scarf or lap joint.
      1. To bend or wind in and out; be sinuous or wavy
      1. To involve or be involved with one another
      2. To wind or roll up together; coil up
      1. To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
      2. To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
      3. To clear obstructions from (a pipe, drain, etc.) by means of a snake
      1. To wind around; coil
      2. To coil or fold or cause to coil or fold in overlapping whorls.
      1. To twine or twist together.
      2. To twine around or together:
      3. To twist or twine around something (one another).
      1. To twine something together.
      2. To join or become joined by twining together.
      1. To become twisted, interlaced, or interwoven:
      2. To twist, interlace, etc.
      3. To twist and turn
      1. To bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself.
      2. To blend (a light ingredient) into a heavier mixture with a series of gentle turns:
      3. To bring from an extended to a closed position:
      1. To give spiral shape to by turning the ends in opposite directions
      2. To turn or open by turning:
      3. To impart a spiral or coiling shape to, as by turning the ends in opposite directions:
      1. To rise or fall with steady acceleration.
      2. To cause to take a spiral form or course.
      3. To move in or form a spiral
      1. To add or substitute (words) in a film by altering the soundtrack.
      2. To move in a loop or an arc.
      3. To fly (an aircraft) in a loop.
      1. To go along (a curving or twisting course):
      2. To coil the spring of (a mechanism) by turning a stem or cord, for example:
      3. To blow (a wind instrument).
      1. To appear onscreen and roll by:
      2. To cause displayed text or graphics to move up, down, or across the screen:
      3. (Computers) To cause (displayed text or graphics) to move up, down, or across the screen so that a line of text or graphics appears at one edge of the screen for each line that moves off the opposite edge:
    See also:

    roll

    curl