verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a conductor, as a copper wire, wound up in a spiral or other form.
- a device composed essentially of such a conductor.
- ignition coil.
- a stamp issued in a roll, usually of 500 stamps, and usually perforated vertically or horizontally only.
- a roll of such stamps.
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Origin of coil1
OTHER WORDS FROM coilcoil·a·ble, adjectivecoil·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·coiled, adjective
Definition for coil (2 of 2)
Origin of coil2
Example sentences from the Web for coil
That speed also assumes you’re using the official MagSafe charger, which helps you perfectly line up the charging coils.The iPhone 12 Pro is a big upgrade even without the 5G hype|Stan Horaczek|October 28, 2020|Popular Science
My heart seemed to cease its beating; I felt like one around whose body some snake is coiling, fold after fold, his slimy grasp.Arthur O'Leary|Charles James Lever
He was able, single-handed, to tame the writhing monster that wound its coiling way underneath the bridges.The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
Another element was the coiling of this strip of steel preliminary to tempering.