coil synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term coil:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helixnoun

    a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

    Synonyms:
    lock, genus Helix, gyre, volute, coil, roll, ringlet, spiral, helix, curl, scroll, whorl, curlicue

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  2. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scrollnoun

    a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

    Synonyms:
    curl, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, cast, helix, coil, paradiddle, rolling wave, drum roll, peal, ringlet butterfly, axial rotation, roll, volute, spiral, ringlet, roster, bowl, squiggle, lock, axial motion, whorl, gyre, rolling, roller, bun

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  3. coilnoun

    a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine

    Synonyms:
    gyre, volute, roll, ringlet, spiral, helix, curl, scroll, whorl, curlicue

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  4. coilnoun

    a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb

    Synonyms:
    gyre, volute, roll, ringlet, spiral, helix, curl, scroll, whorl, curlicue

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  5. coilnoun

    tubing that is wound in a spiral

    Synonyms:
    gyre, volute, roll, ringlet, spiral, helix, curl, scroll, whorl, curlicue

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  6. coilverb

    reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit

    Synonyms:
    gyre, volute, roll, ringlet, spiral, helix, curl, scroll, whorl, curlicue

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  7. gyrate, spiral, coilverb

    to wind or move in a spiral course

    Synonyms:
    hand-build, reel, handbuild, coil, curl, whirl, loop, spin, corkscrew, spiral, gyrate, spin around

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  8. handbuild, hand-build, coilverb

    make without a potter's wheel

    Synonyms:
    coil, hand-build, handbuild, loop, spiral, curl, gyrate

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  9. coil, loop, curlverb

    wind around something in coils or loops

    Synonyms:
    kink, hand-build, handbuild, coil, intertwine, loop, curl up, draw in, wave, spiral, gyrate, curl, curve

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. coilverb

    Synonyms:
    gather into a coil

  2. coilnoun

    Synonyms:
    convolution, BIGHT, circular heap

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

reel, reels, spire, roll, coils, spool, winding, helical



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