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  • as inserpentine
  • as insinuous
  • as inconvolution

synonyms for coiling

  • artful
  • circuitous
  • convoluted
  • curved
  • meandering
  • sinuous
  • twisting
  • anfractuous
  • cagey
  • clever
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • curvy
  • foxy
  • indirect
  • mazy
  • meandrous
  • shrewd
  • slick
  • slinky
  • snakelike
  • snaky
  • subtle
  • supple
  • twisting and turning
  • wily
  • coil
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
  • serpentine
  • snaking
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antonyms for coiling

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  • straight
  • straight
  • unwinding
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How to use coiling in a sentence

These space heaters work by circulating currents across an element such as an electric coil or oil, which are often blown out and drawn back in using a fan.
BEST SPACE HEATER: STAY WARM IN EVERY SPACE, FROM THE GARAGE TO THE BASEMENTCARSEN JOENKFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
For a start, the underlying hardware is vastly different from the transistors traditional computers are built from, and there are actually multiple competing technologies than run the gamut from superconducting coils to trapped ions.
IBM’S NEW SOFTWARE WILL MAKE QUANTUM PROGRAMS RUN 100 TIMES FASTEREDD GENTFEBRUARY 15, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Instead, the troops carried out support missions, like hanging coils of razor wire atop border fences and points of entry with Mexico in California, Arizona and Texas.
THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY AT U.S-MEXICO BORDER IS OVER. BUT THOUSANDS OF TROOPS REMAINW.J. HENNIGANFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
In an electric oven, the heat will radiate from metal coils, but the idea is the same.
DON’T FEAR THE BROILERELAZAR SONTAGFEBRUARY 11, 2021EATER
Two layers down, between the upper and base housing, the coil spring controls the pressure that needs to be applied every time you tap a key, and the electricity flows to the crosspoint contact at the bottom.
BEST MECHANICAL KEYBOARD: GAME, CODE, TYPE, AND WORK SMOOTHER AND FASTERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
However, if you are working with tight coils that take a while to dry, it’s important not to expose the hair to too much direct heat.
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That speed also assumes you’re using the official MagSafe charger, which helps you perfectly line up the charging coils.
THE IPHONE 12 PRO IS A BIG UPGRADE EVEN WITHOUT THE 5G HYPESTAN HORACZEKOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This motion consists almost wholly in apparently purposeless lashing and coiling movements, and continues for many hours.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He dreamt of a serpent coiling around his throat, and when he strove to grasp it the slimy thing glided away from his clutch.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The finished product is delivered to a belt-driven coiling reel on which it is wound.
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WORDS RELATED TO COILING

  • coil
  • coiling
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • serpentine
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • snaking
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.