uncoil

[ uhn-koil ]
/ ʌnˈkɔɪl /

verb (used with or without object)

to unwind from a coiled position.

Nearby words

  1. unclubbable,
  2. uncluttered,
  3. unco,
  4. uncoded,
  5. uncoffined,
  6. uncoined,
  7. uncollateralized,
  8. uncollectable,
  9. uncollected,
  10. uncollectible

Origin of uncoil

First recorded in 1705–15; un-2 + coil1

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British Dictionary definitions for uncoil

uncoil

/ (ʌnˈkɔɪl) /

verb

to unwind or become unwound; untwist
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