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Synonyms for coil
kɔɪlcoil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coil, spiral, volute, whorl, helixnoun

    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, 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, 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

    "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, coilverb

    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, curlverb

    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. coilverb

    Synonyms:
    gather into a coil

  2. coilnoun

    Synonyms:
    convolution, BIGHT, circular heap

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. coilnoun

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

  2. coilverb

    Synonyms:
    convolve, intervolve

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "coil":

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

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How to use coil in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Salem Police Lieutenant Steve Burr:

    This was a new one for me, i had to look up Tesla coil on Wikipedia this morning.

  4. Carolyn Brockington:

    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.

  5. 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.


Translations for coil

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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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