Definition of COIL

noun : COIL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

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

  • 4. (

    ) a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb ;

  • 5. (

    ) tubing that is wound in a spiral ;

  • 6. (

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

verb : COIL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;


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