coiler

noun

coil·​er
ˈkȯilə(r)
plural -s
1
: an apparatus used in spinning cotton and other fibers that coils the sliver by feeding it through a tube attached to an annular revolving plate into oppositely revolving cans
2
: one that makes coils (as by winding wire to form springs)

Word History

Etymology

coil entry 1 + -er

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“Coiler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coiler. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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