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Synonyms for coil
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helix(noun)

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

    "a coil of rope"

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  2. coil, whorl, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll(noun)

    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, 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. coil(noun)

    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. coil(noun)

    a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  5. coil(noun)

    tubing that is wound in a spiral

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  6. coil(verb)

    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, coil(verb)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  8. handbuild, hand-build, coil(verb)

    make without a potter's wheel

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

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

  9. coil, loop, curl(verb)

    wind around something in coils or loops

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoil

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. coil(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    gather into a coil

  2. coil(n.)

    Synonyms:
    convolution, BIGHT, circular heap

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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Translations for coil

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  • ملف, وشيعةArabic
  • намотка, намотавам, навивам, спирала, бобина, навивкаBulgarian
  • cívkaCzech
  • Spule, Windung, Wickel, Spirale, RolleGerman
  • σπείρα, κουλουριάζω, περιελίσσω, κουλούρα, περισπειρώ, κολπικό διάφραγμα, θόρυβος, πηνίοGreek
  • DIU, espiral, bobina, héliceSpanish
  • mähis, spiraal, keerd, poolEstonian
  • kierukka, kiertää, vyyhti, vyyhtiä, kela, käämiä, keriä, käämiFinnish
  • enbobiner, bobine, spire, stérilet, enroulerFrench
  • lùbScottish Gaelic
  • կոճArmenian
  • verri, spóla, spírallIcelandic
  • spirale, bobinaItalian
  • סלילHebrew
  • コイル, 渦状, とぐろ, 螺旋Japanese
  • ritulisLatvian
  • pōkaiMāori
  • opwinden, spoel, veer, spiraal, oprollen, rumoerDutch
  • zwój, cewkaPolish
  • DIU, enrolar, bobina, cordaPortuguese
  • шпулька, катушка, внутриматочная спираль, хлопоты, свёртывать, кольцо, суета, наматывать, виток, суматоха, спираль, шум, бобина, беспорядокRussian
  • tuljavaSlovene
  • spoleSwedish

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