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  Words related to coil

Related / Similar Words: spiral, volute, whorl, helix, roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll, loop, handbuild, hand-build, gyrate

 

Definition:
  • a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope";
  • reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit;
  • tubing that is wound in a spiral;
  • a contraceptive device placed inside a woman''s womb;
  • a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine;
  • a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles;
  • wind around something in coils or loops;
  • make without a potter''s wheel; "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels";
  • 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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    Hyponyms: hank, armature, astatic coils, choke, choke coil, choking coil, field coil, field winding, induction coil, primary coil, primary winding, primary, read/write head, head, secondary coil, secondary winding, secondary, solenoid, tickler coil, condenser, corolla, calyx, verticil

     

    Derivational Morphology: gyrate, spiral, loop, curl, curl up, draw in, curve, kink, roll, roll out, undulate, whorl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll, volute, helix, gyration, whirling

     

    Anagrams: Clio

     

     
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