- to unwind from a coiled position.
Origin of uncoil
Related Words for uncoilproliferate, set, develop, extend, stretch, cover, lay, flow, increase, escalate, spray, disperse, multiply, reach, expand, circulate, rectify, uncoil, spread, unravel
Examples from the Web for uncoil
Historical Examples of uncoil
Diane blushed, but put up a hand and began to uncoil the tresses.Fort Amity
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
One of the Indians on horseback began to uncoil his rawhide saddle-rope.'Me-Smith'
This made it uncoil its tail; then he followed up the attack by a second blow.The Wanderers
At times he makes me feel as if he was a snake ready to uncoil and strike.Uncle Terry
Charles Clark Munn
He then commences to uncoil himself and straighten himself out.Letters of Peregrine Pickle
George P. Upton
- to unwind or become unwound; untwist