|1.||[ verb ] to wind or move in a spiral course:" 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"
|Related terms:||turn spiral coil gyration|
|2.||[ verb ] revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis|
|Synonyms:||spin spin_around reel whirl|
"The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
|Related terms:||revolve whirligig rotation spin whirler whirling_dervish spinner|