uncoil

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verb un·coil \ˌən-ˈkȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of uncoil

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to release from a coiled state :  unwind

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become uncoiled

Examples of uncoil in a sentence

  1. The spring began to uncoil.

1713

First Known Use of uncoil

1713


UNCOIL Defined for English Language Learners

uncoil

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verb un·coil \ˌən-ˈkȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of uncoil for English Language Learners

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


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