un·​coiled | \ ˌən-ˈkȯi(-ə)ld How to pronounce uncoiled (audio) \

Definition of uncoiled

: not coiled

Examples of uncoiled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Baroque trumpets, with uncoiled tubing, appeared longer than modern instruments. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Mar. 2022 This announcement comes as a senior defense official says Russian forces are uncoiled and ready to invade now, and the new sanctions complement those imposed by the U.S. and Europe this week. Kathryn Watson, CBS News, 23 Feb. 2022 Snell uncoiled his delivery into a 94-mph fastball. Matt Kawahara, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Aug. 2021 Standing 7 feet apart, on a shutdown Main Street, residents of the northeastern Wisconsin town grabbed a piece of the potential record as it was uncoiled from a trailer pulled by a tractor Thursday. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 28 June 2021 And that force is within each of us, waiting to be uncoiled. Alicia Keys, USA TODAY, 12 May 2021 Mike Goodman raised his golf club in a graceful arc, uncoiled and — with a swift metallic plink — sent the white ball streaking over the first fairway of the Worthington Manor Golf Club in Frederick County. Fredrick Kunkle, Washington Post, 7 May 2020 As Martinez waited, Buehler's body uncoiled with speed and power, his sinews and muscles firing like the bent wooden beams and twisted cords of gut and horsehair that powered the katapeltes thousands of years ago. Tom Verducci, SI.com, 13 Aug. 2019 To manage this, the team put an electrolyte in a gel and used a conducting (but uncoiled) nanotube yarn as the electrode. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 24 Aug. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of uncoiled

1713, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncoiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncoiled. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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