a connected set of rings or twists into which a rope, wire, length of hair, etc. can be wound; continuous circular shape made by winding
an electrical apparatus made by winding wire into a continuous circular shape, used for carrying an electric current
"a coil of rope"
"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"
"This famous potter hand-builds all of her vessels"
The long convolvuluses That coil'd around the stately stems.
She coiled the..hair into an artful bun.
出自： I. Murdoch
Long tame snakes..would..coil themselves around the wands and garlands.
出自： R. L. Fox