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Definition of uncoil verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they uncoil
he / she / it uncoils
past simple uncoiled
-ing form uncoiling
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to become or make something straight after it has been wound or twisted around in a circle The snake slowly uncoiled. uncoil something/itself The huge snake uncoiled itself. to uncoil a rope
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: uncoil