Definitions and translations for "coil"

Definition of coil

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Noun
1. Something wound in the form of a helix or spiral.
The sinuous coils of a snake
2. Any intra-uterine contraceptive device (Abbreviation: IUD)—the first IUDs were coil-shaped.
3. A coil of electrically conductive wire through which electricity can flow.
4. Entanglement; perplexity.
Verb
5. To wind or reel e.g. a wire or rope into regular rings, often around a centerpiece.
A simple transformer can be made by coiling two pieces of insulated copper wire around an iron heart.
6. To wind into loops (roughly) around a common center.
The sailor coiled the free end of the hawser on the pier.
7. To wind cylindrically or spirally.
To coil a rope when not in use
The snake coiled itself before springing.
8. To encircle and hold with, or as if with, coils.
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English - English - coil

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n. cylinder, roll; ring, link; wrapping, winding
v. bind, wrap; twist, wind

English - Spanish - coil

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s. rollo, adujada, bobina, carrete; resorte; espiral
v. arrollar; alambrar; enrollarse

English - French - coil

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n. rouleau; bague; bobine; spire
v. enrouler, serpenter

English - German - coil

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n. Spule; Ring
v. winden; sich winden

English - Indonesian - coil

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n. gelung, gelungan, belit, belitan, lilitan, lingkaran, gelendong, gulung, gulungan, liku, belok, belokan, keributan, kebisingan
v. bergelung, berlingkar, melingkar, membelitkan diri, berliku-liku

English - Italian - coil

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s. rotolo; giro; spira; crocchia; (Mecc) serpentina; (El) bobina; matassa; (Filat) rotolo di francobolli
v. avvolgere in un rotolo, avvolgere a spirale; (Mar) addugliare, abbisciare

English - Polish - coil

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n. zwinięcie, zwitek, zwitka, zwojnica, zwój, lok, spirala, cewka {elektr.}, pierścień, wężownica, przegub, tumult
v. obwijać, zwijać, nawijać, owinąć, okręcać się, obwinąć, zwinąć, nawinąć, owijać

English - Portuguese - coil

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s. bobina; rolo, espiral; caracol, cacho, anel
v. bobinar; enrolar

English - Romanian - coil

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n. bobină {electr.}, buclă, încovrigare, încolăcire, rotocol, zbucium, bucluc
v. înfăşura, bobina, încolăci: se încolăci, încovriga: se încovriga

English - Russian - coil

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с. виток, кольцо; веревка; бухта провода, катушка [эл.]; змеевик; проволочная спираль; шум, суматоха, суета
г. свертываться кольцом, свертывать спиралью; укладывать в бухту; наматывать, обматывать, свертываться; извиваться, извивать

English - Turkish - coil

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f. sarmak, dolamak, kangal yapmak, bukle yapmak, sarılmak, dolanmak
i. kangal, halka; yay, bobin, bukle, tomar, yumak, kargaşa, gürültü, patırtı

English - Ukrainian - coil

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n. обруч, кільце, котушка, змійовик
v. намотувати, обвиватися, намотати

English - Dutch - coil

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zn. rol; ring; het opwinden
ww. rollen; opwinden

English - Greek - coil

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ουσ. κότσος, κουλούρα, ταραχή, έλιξ, σπείρα
ρήμ. συσπειρώνω, τυλίγω, περιτυλίσσομαι, συσπειρώμαι, περιτυλίσσω

English - Arabic - coil

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‏ملف، لفة، سلك موصل ملفوف، إضطراب، سلسلة أنابيب‏
‏لف، إلتف الثعبان‏

English - Chinese - coil

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(名) 卷, 圈; 线圈, 绕组; 匝#子宫节育环
(动) 卷, 盘绕; 把...卷成圈; 成圈状; 盘绕

English - Chinese - coil

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(名) 卷, 圈; 線圈, 繞組; 匝#子宮節育環
(動) 卷, 盤繞; 把...卷成圈; 成圈狀; 盤繞

English - Hindi - coil

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n. कुंडल, वक्र, लच्छा
v. अटेरना, लच्छा बनाना

English - Japanese - coil

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(動) 巻く; 巻きつく
(名) 巻いたもの; とぐろ; 1巻き; コイル

English - Korean - coil

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명. 원통, 원주; 고리; 둘둘 말아올린 것, 감겨진것, 사리
동. 똘똘 감다; 사리를 틀다

English - Vietnamese - coil

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n. cuộn, xôn xao, huyên náo, cuốn tròn, chỗ quanh co, chỗ uốn khúc, sự om xòm
v. ngoằn ngoèo, quanh co, uốn khúc, ôm xòm, cuộn, cuốn, quấn
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Synonyms for coil
1. curl: spiral, turn, wind, twist, entwine, convolute, loop
2. helix: wind, twist, scroll, corkscrew, convolution, curl, spiral
Verb forms for coil
Present participle: coiling
Present: coil (3.person: coils)
Past: coiled
Future: will coil
Present conditional: would coil
Present Perfect: have coiled (3.person: has coiled)
Past Perfect: had coiled
Future Perfect: will have coiled
Past conditional: would have coiled