uncoil

verb un·coil \ ˌən-ˈkȯi(-ə)l \

Definition of uncoil

transitive verb
:to release from a coiled state :unwind
intransitive verb
:to become uncoiled

Examples of uncoil in a Sentence

  1. The spring began to uncoil.

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First Known Use of uncoil

1713


UNCOIL Defined for English Language Learners

uncoil

verb

Definition of uncoil for English Language Learners

  • : to make (something that is curled or coiled) straight


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