American English

Definition of coil noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    jump to other results
  1. 1a series of circles formed by winding up a length of rope, wire, etc. a coil of wire
  2. 2one circle of rope, wire, etc. in a series Shake the rope and let the coils unwind. a snake's coils
  3. 3a length of wire, wound into circles, that can carry electricity
  4. 4= IUD
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: coil

Other results

All matches