Meaning of COIL in English


noun a noise, tumult, bustle, or confusion.

2. coil ·noun fig.: entanglement; toil; mesh; perplexity.

3. coil ·vt to encircle and hold with, or as with, coils.

4. coil ·noun a series of connected pipes in rows or layers, as in a steam heating apparatus.

5. coil ·noun a ring, series of rings, or spiral, into which a rope, or other like thing, is wound.

6. coil ·vt to wind cylindrically or spirally; as, to coil a rope when not in use; the snake coiled itself before springing.

7. coil ·vi to wind itself cylindrically or spirally; to form a coil; to wind;

— often with about or around.

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