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Something, such as a strand of DNA, having a spiral shape.
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  1. Something, such as a strand of DNA, having a spiral shape.
  2. A three-dimensional spiral curve. In mathematical terms, a helix can be described as a curve turning about an axis on the surface of a cylinder or cone while rising at a constant upward angle from a base.
  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
(South Atlantic US) The amount that can be carried in the arms in one load:
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  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:
The action or effect of a person or thing that winds
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  1. The action or effect of a person or thing that winds
  2. One complete turn of something wound
  3. A single turn
A curve on a plane that winds around a fixed center point at a continuously increasing or decreasing distance from the point.
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  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
One of the circular ridges or convolutions of a fingerprint.
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  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.
A twisting, coiling, or winding together
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  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.
A twining branch or spray of a plant
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  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:
A turning aside; turn; bend
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  1. A turning aside; turn; bend
  2. A change in direction; a turn:
  3. Rotation; spin, turn, twirl, etc.
Something twirled
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  1. Something twirled
  2. The act of twirling or the condition of being twirled; a quick spinning or twisting.
  3. A twist, coil, etc.
A turn or loop, as of a rope around a post
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  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.
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
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  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
A little coil of hair; ringlet
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  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.
A fancy curve, flourish, etc. as in a design or in handwriting
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  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.
A long, gradual bend or curve in a shoreline. A bight can be larger than a bay, or it can be a segment of a bay.
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  1. A long, gradual bend or curve in a shoreline. A bight can be larger than a bay, or it can be a segment of a bay.
  2. A loop in a rope.
  3. (Obs.) A bend, angle, or hollow, specif. of a body structure
A device for drawing corks from bottles, consisting of a pointed metal spiral attached to a handle.
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  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
A quantity, as of cloth or wallpaper, rolled into a cylinder and often considered as a unit of measure.
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  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.
Something, such as a ringlet of hair, that is long, slender, and curling.
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  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.
The act or an instance of reading items in a scrolling display
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  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.
To appear onscreen and roll by:
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  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:
To go along (a curving or twisting course):
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  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).
To add or substitute (words) in a film by altering the soundtrack.
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  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.
To rise or fall with steady acceleration.
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  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
To give spiral shape to by turning the ends in opposite directions
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  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:
To bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself.
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  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:
To become twisted, interlaced, or interwoven:
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  1. To become twisted, interlaced, or interwoven:
  2. To twist, interlace, etc.
  3. To twist and turn
To twine something together.
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  1. To twine something together.
  2. To join or become joined by twining together.
To twine or twist together.
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  1. To twine or twist together.
  2. To twine around or together:
  3. To twist or twine around something (one another).
To wind around; coil
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  1. To wind around; coil
  2. To coil or fold or cause to coil or fold in overlapping whorls.
To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
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  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
To involve or be involved with one another
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  1. To involve or be involved with one another
  2. To wind or roll up together; coil up
To bend or wind in and out; be sinuous or wavy
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  1. To bend or wind in and out; be sinuous or wavy
To place or lay (something) so as to overlap another:
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  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.
To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
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  1. To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
  2. To twist or wind around:
  3. To twist or coil
To move in a spiral or curved course
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  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:
To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.
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  1. To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.
  2. To move in a spiral; twist
To form a wreathlike shape around something
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  1. To form a wreathlike shape around something
  2. To move with a twisting or coiling motion
  3. To extend across; cover:
To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.
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  1. To move or cause to move in a spiral or winding course.
  2. To move in a spiral; twist
To move in a curve or spiral:
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  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
To twine or twist together.
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  1. To twine or twist together.
  2. To twine around or together:
  3. To twist or twine around something (one another).
To move aimlessly and idly without fixed direction:
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  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:
To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
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  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
To rise or fall with steady acceleration.
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  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
To wind, coil, or wrap around something:
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  1. To wind, coil, or wrap around something:
  2. To twist and turn
  3. To twist, interlace, etc.
To give spiral shape to by turning the ends in opposite directions
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  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:
To twist or interlace (straw, wicker, etc.) so as to form something
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  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
To go along (a curving or twisting course):
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  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).
To move with a twisting or coiling motion
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  1. To move with a twisting or coiling motion
  2. To form a wreathlike shape around something
  3. To extend across; cover:
Find another word for coil. In this page you can discover 57 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for coil, like: helix, ring(s), turn, winding, spiral, whorl, convolution, twine, twist, twirl and lap.