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"
Synonyms: coil spiral

"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
Similar spelling:   grate