Meaning of coil

Definition of coil

(noun) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine
tubing that is wound in a spiral
reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit
(verb) 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"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
make without a potter's wheel; "This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"
wind around something in coils or loops

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