coil

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. spiral, curl, roll, winding, circle, convolution.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. ring(s), turn, winding, spiral, helix, whorl, convolution, twine, twist, twirl, lap, loop, curl, curlicue, bight, corkscrew, roll, tendril, scroll; see also circle 1 , curl .
v.
Syn. scroll, wind, loop, spiral, twist, fold, twine, intertwine, entwine, convolute, snake, intervolve, sinuate, lap, twirl, curl, corkscrew, wreathe; see also curl , roll 4 .
Ant. straighten, unwind, ravel.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
ring, helix, circle, spiral, vortex, loop, convolution, corkscrew, curlicue, braid.
II
v.
wind, spiral, twist, turn, loop, twirl, corkscrew, snake, twine, convolute, sinuate.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course: corkscrew, curl, entwine, meander, snake, spiral, twine, twist, weave, wind2, wreathe. See REPETITION, STRAIGHT.

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