Definition of Coil. Meaning of Coil. Synonyms of Coil

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Definition of Coil

Coil
Coil Coil, v. i. To wind itself cylindrically or spirally; to form a coil; to wind; -- often with about or around. You can see his flery serpents . . . Coiting, playing in the water. --Longfellow.
Coil
Coil Coil, n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Gael. goil fume, rage.] A noise, tumult, bustle, or confusion. [Obs.] --Shak.
Coil
Coil Coil (koil), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coiled (koild); p. pr. & vb. n. Coiling.] [OF. coillir, F. cueillir, to collect, gather together, L. coligere; col- + legere to gather. See Legend, and cf. Cull, v. t., Collect.] 1. To wind cylindrically or spirally; as, to coil a rope when not in use; the snake coiled itself before springing. 2. To encircle and hold with, or as with, coils. [Obs. or R.] --T. Edwards.

Meaning of Coil from wikipedia

- Coil or COIL may refer to: Helix Spiral Coil (chemistry), a tube used to cool and condense steam from a distillation Coil spring, used to store energy...
- A Tesla coil is an electrical resonant transformer circuit designed by inventor Nikola Tesla in 1891. It is used to produce high-voltage, low-current,...
- Coil were an experimental music group, founded in 1982 in London, England and concluded in 2005. Initially envisioned as a solo project by musician John...
- This Mortal Coil were a British music collective led by Ivo Watts-Russell, founder of the British record label 4AD. Although Watts-Russell and John Fryer...
- A coiled coil is a structural motif in proteins in which 2–7 alpha-helices are coiled together like the strands of a rope. (Dimers and trimers are the...
- An ignition coil (also called a spark coil) is an induction coil in an automobile's ignition system that transforms the battery's voltage to the thousands...
- storage coils must be well made. — The Ashley Book of Knots The mountaineer's coil (also alpine coil, climber's coil, lap coil, or standing coil) is a traditional...
- Lacuna Coil is an Italian gothic metal band from Milan. Since their formation in 1994, the group has had two name changes, being previously known as Sleep...
- electromotive force across any other coils wound around the same core. Electrical energy can be transferred between separate coils without a metallic (conductive)...
- An electromagnetic coil is an electrical conductor such as a wire in the shape of a coil, spiral or helix. Electromagnetic coils are used in electrical...