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Definition of "coiling" [coiling]

  • Present participle of coil. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "coiling" in a sentence
  • "She was puzzled for a moment about how to carry it, and finally hit on the idea of coiling it into a roll, making a little bundle of it with one of the scraps of silk still fluttering around the poor two-legger's skeleton, and tying the bundle around her neck, dropping it securely inside her tunic."
  • "Even the striking of a match starts a little worm coiling, which is too small to complete a circle but is eternally watchful."
  • "The police returned the copper coiling, which is covered by aluminum covers on the outside, back to the church."
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