A structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops:
— A coil of rope.
synonyms: helix, spiral, volute, whorl.
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Dutch: propeller, schroef, helix, krul, schroeflijn, spiraal, spiraallijn
A round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals).
synonyms: curl, curlicue, gyre, ringlet, roll, scroll, whorl.
Dutch: rol, wervelwind
Polish: rola, zwój
A transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine.
A contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb.
Dutch: spiraal, spiraaltje, spoel
Tubing that is wound in a spiral.
Reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit.
Polish: faza, uzwojenie
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.
synonyms: gyrate, spiral.
Moby thesaurus: bolt, braid, brouhaha, bun, chignon, circles, cirrus, coil, corkscrew, crimp, crisp, cue, curl, curlicue, entwine, enwrap, evolute, foofaraw, furore, gyre ... show more.
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