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adjective as in curled up

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MagSafe by AppleWireless charging that snaps into placeWireless charging works best when you place the device directly over the induction coil.

As a result, the iPhone 12 has a smaller wireless charging coil in the back, but it works more efficiently because it ensures you put the charger right in the sweet spot every time.

We recently analyzed the geometry and physics of how mammalian brains fold and how vertebrate intestines loop and coil.

When a person presses or releases the button, the magnet moves through a wire coil.

The coil allows the iPhone to realize when devices are attached.

Like a Jack in the Box just sprung from coiled captivity, he begins rambling excitedly.

But all of them add up to a coiled-up rage, ready to lash out at the nearest target.

Other models, such as string theory, propose more dimensions, but those are coiled up too small to be seen.

Then the snake coiled around the child and squeezed her to death.

The stories are splintered and refracted, the progressions coiled.

On his loins was a lion of great fierceness, and coiled round his waist was a hissing mamba (snake).

In other words, the crown of his head was to be shaven, and his long hair tightly coiled upon the bare place thus made.

The string of pearls was coiled up in the midst of the roll of soiled muslin and the badge was pinned to one of the folds.

She wore her hair quite smooth, with plaits coiled round the back of her head.

After a straight-away run of a hundred yards, it coiled serpentlike around the mountain's crest.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coiled, such as: helicoid, and tortile.

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