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Synonyms for coil

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Princeton's WordNet3.8 / 4 votes

  1. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helixnoun

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

    "a coil of rope"

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


  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)

    curl, scroll, curlicue, bankroll, pealing, cast, helix, 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


  3. coilnoun

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

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


  4. coilnoun

    a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb

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


  5. coilnoun

    tubing that is wound in a spiral

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


  6. coilverb

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

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


  7. gyrate, spiral, coilverb

    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"

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


  8. handbuild, hand-build, coilverb

    make without a potter's wheel

    "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"

    hand-build, handbuild, loop, spiral, curl, gyrate


  9. coil, loop, curlverb

    wind around something in coils or loops

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


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coilverb

    gather into a coil

  2. coilnoun

    convolution, BIGHT, circular heap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. coilnoun

    convolution, intervolution, entanglement, toil, mesh, perplexity, querl

  2. coilverb

    convolve, intervolve

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "coil":

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

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  1. William Shakespeare:

    To die, to sleep --To sleep, perchance to dream, ay there's the rub,For in that sleep of death what dreams may comeWhen we have shuffled off this mortal coil,Must give us pause there's the respectThat makes calamity of so long life.

  2. Edith Wharton:

    I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie.

  3. George Whelton:

    The resounding echo of the mortal coil, echoes in the ears of those who are unprepared for it. To some, it sounds like a symphony - to others, a death toll.

  4. Puneet Paliwal:

    The company claims that it will ramp up production to completely substitute imports within an year, thus, imposition of trade barriers (both Iran import tariffs and U.S. sanctions), alongside fresh domestic production in Iran, is likely to result in a sharp reduction in HR coil imports from the CIS nations.

  5. Carolyn Brockington:

    Think of [the aneurysm] like a balloon coming off the wall of the artery. On the neck of the balloon they put a small clip in so blood can’t go into the aneurysm, which means the balloon will deflate, the more newer approach is an endovascular approach using an angiogram. They go into the balloon itself and fill the balloon with small coil so blood can’t go into the balloon, and therefore the aneurysm deflates.

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  • وشيعة, ملفArabic
  • намотка, бобина, навивка, намотавам, навивам, спиралаBulgarian
  • cívkaCzech
  • Windung, Spule, Rolle, Spirale, WickelGerman
  • κουλουριάζω, περιελίσσω, κολπικό διάφραγμα, θόρυβος, πηνίο, σπείρα, κουλούρα, περισπειρώGreek
  • DIU, espiral, bobina, héliceSpanish
  • spiraal, mähis, pool, keerdEstonian
  • keriä, käämi, käämiä, kierukka, kela, kiertää, vyyhtiä, vyyhtiFinnish
  • bobine, enbobiner, stérilet, enrouler, spireFrench
  • lùbScottish Gaelic
  • կոճArmenian
  • verri, spóla, spírallIcelandic
  • spirale, bobinaItalian
  • סלילHebrew
  • 渦状, とぐろ, 螺旋, コイルJapanese
  • ritulisLatvian
  • pōkaiMāori
  • rumoer, opwinden, oprollen, spoel, veer, spiraalDutch
  • cewka, zwójPolish
  • bobina, DIU, corda, enrolarPortuguese
  • хлопоты, свёртывать, кольцо, беспорядок, бобина, суета, внутриматочная спираль, шум, спираль, наматывать, шпулька, виток, суматоха, катушкаRussian
  • tuljavaSlovene
  • spoleSwedish

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