Translation of "coil" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /kɔɪl/ us /kɔɪl/

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

rosca, espiral
a coil of rope
verb uk /kɔɪl/ us /kɔɪl/ also coil up

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

enrolar, enrolar-se, enroscar-se
Her hair was coiled in a bun on top of her head.

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