HyperDic: coiled

English > 1 sense of the word coiled:
ADJECTIVEallcoiledcurled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)
coiled > pronunciation
Soundskoy'ld
Rhymesboiled ... unspoiled: 11 rhymes with oyld...
English > coiled: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningcurled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals).
Examples
  • "a coiled snake ready to strike"
  • "the rope lay coiled on the deck"
Narrowercoiling, helical, spiral, spiraling, volute, voluted, whorled, turbinateIn the shape of a coil
convolute, convolutedRolled longitudinally upon itself
involute(of some shells) closely coiled so that the axis is obscured
involute, rolledespecially of petals or leaves in bud
woundput in a coil
See alsocrookedHaving or marked by bends or angles
roundedcurving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged
Oppositeuncoiled, straightno longer coiled
Spanishbobinado, enrollado, enroscado

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