uncoil

verb un·coil \ ˌən-ˈkȯi(-ə)l \
|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

Definition of uncoil

uncoiled; uncoiling; uncoils
: to release from a coiled state : unwind

Examples of uncoil in a Sentence

  1. The spring began to uncoil.

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First Known Use of uncoil

1713

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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UNCOIL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of uncoil for English Language Learners

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


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of uncoil


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