|1.||[ noun ] ornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center|
|2.||[ adjective ] in the shape of a coil|
|Synonyms:||helical spiral spiraling voluted whorled turbinate coiling|
|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|