coil around

coil around
phr verb
Coil around is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑snake

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  • coil — I n. an induction; primary coil II v. 1)(d; intr., refl.) to coil around/round (the snake coiled around its victim) 2) (d; intr., refl.) to coil into (to coil into a ball) * * * [kɔɪl] primary coil an induction (d;intr.,refl.) to coilaround/round …   Combinatory dictionary

  • coil — [n] thread that curls bight, braid, circle, convolution, corkscrew, curlicue, gyration, helix, involution, lap, loop, ring, roll, scroll, spiral, tendril, turn, twine, twirl, twist, whorl, wind; concept 436 coil [v] curl around, entwine convolute …   New thesaurus

  • Coil — Coil, v. i. To wind itself cylindrically or spirally; to form a coil; to wind; often with about or around. [1913 Webster] You can see his flery serpents . . . Coiting, playing in the water. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coil — coil1 [koil] vt. [ME coilen, to select, cull < OFr coillir, to gather, pick < L colligere, to gather together: see COLLECT2] to wind or gather (rope, a hose, etc.) into a circular or spiral form vi. 1. to wind around and around 2. to move… …   English World dictionary

  • coil — [[t]kɔ͟ɪl[/t]] coils, coiling, coiled 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A coil of rope or wire is a length of it that has been wound into a series of loops. Tod shook his head angrily and slung the coil of rope over his shoulder... The steel arrives at the… …   English dictionary

  • Coil — Winding redirects here. For other uses, see Winding (disambiguation). For other uses, see Coil (disambiguation). A coil is a series of loops. A coiled coil is a structure in which the coil itself is in turn also looping. Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Coil (band) — Black Light District redirects here. For the mini album of the Dutch band The Gathering, see Black Light District (EP). Coil Coil (Left: John Balance, Right: Peter Christopherson) Background information …   Wikipedia

  • coil — coil1 coilable, adj. coilability, n. /koyl/, v.t. 1. to wind into continuous, regularly spaced rings one above the other: to coil a wire around a pencil. 2. to wind on a flat surface into rings one around the other: He coiled the rope on the deck …   Universalium

  • Coil (G.I. Joe) — The Coil is an offshoot of the terrorist faction Cobra, formed either by Cobra Commander or Serpentor, in the fictional G.I. Joe universe. Contents 1 Devil s Due Comics 1.1 Origins 1.2 First Actions …   Wikipedia

  • Coil tap — A coil tap is a wiring feature found on some electrical transformers, inductors and coil pickups, all of which are sets of wire coils. The coil tap(s) are points in a wire coil where a conductive patch has been exposed (usually on a loop of wire… …   Wikipedia

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