1. [ noun ] ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
Synonyms: spiral
Related terms: decoration
2. [ adjective ] in the shape of a coil
Synonyms: helical spiral spiraling voluted whorled turbinate coiling
Related terms: coiled
3. [ noun ] a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
Synonyms: coil helix whorl spiral

"a coil of rope"

Related terms: structure hank gyrate
Similar spelling:   volt