English dictionary definition of:

coil


Noun

  • a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
  • a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine
  • a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb
  • tubing that is wound in a spiral
  • reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit

Verb

  • to wind or move in a spiral course
  • make without a potter's wheel
  • wind around something in coils or loops

Thesaurus

curl   curlicue   gyrate   gyre   hand-build   handbuild   helix   loop   ringlet   roll   scroll   spiral   volute   whorl  

Scrabble score for coil


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 02:10:00 on 17-05-22

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