Translation of "coil" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /kɔɪl/ us /kɔɪl/

a long piece of wire, rope, etc. curled into several circles

spirale, serpentino
a coil of rope un rotolo di corda
verb uk /kɔɪl/ us /kɔɪl/ also coil up

to twist something into circles, or to become twisted into circles

avvolgere, avvolgersi a spirale
Her hair was coiled in a bun on top of her head. Aveva i capelli avvolti in una crocchia sul capo.

(Translation of “coil” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)