Translation of "coil" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

coil

noun [ C ] uk /kɔɪl/ us /kɔɪl/
CIRCLE 圆圈

a length of rope, hair, or wire, arranged into a series of circles, one above the other

(绳索、头发或电线的)卷,圈,盘
A coil of rope lay on the beach. 海滩上放着一卷绳子。
figurative A coil of thick blue smoke rose up from his pipe. 一圈蓝色的浓烟从他的烟斗里冒了出来。

specialized electronics a twisted length of wire through which an electric current travels

(电)线圈
MEDICAL 医学的

UK informal an IUD (= a medical device to stop a woman becoming pregnant)

子宫节育环
verb [ I or T ] uk /kɔɪl/ us /kɔɪl/

to arrange something in a coil

盘绕,卷成卷
She coiled her hair into a neat bun on top of her head. 她把头发在头顶挽成一个利落的发髻。
The snake coiled itself tightly around the deer. 蛇紧紧地把鹿缠绕住。
coiled adjective uk /kɔɪld/ us /kɔɪld/

a coiled spring 螺旋弹簧

(Translation of “coil” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)