coil Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “coil” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "coil" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

coilnoun [C]

uk   us   /kɔɪl/

coil noun [C] (CIRCLE)

a ​length of ​rope, ​hair, or ​wire, ​arranged into a ​series of ​circles, one above the other: A coil of ​ropelay on the ​beach.figurative A coil of ​thickbluesmokerose up from his ​pipe. specialized electronics a ​twistedlength of ​wire through which an ​electriccurrenttravels

coil noun [C] (MEDICAL)

UK informal an ​IUD (= a ​medicaldevice to ​stop a woman ​becomingpregnant)

coilverb [I or T]

uk   us   /kɔɪl/
to ​arrange something in a coil: She coiled her ​hair into a ​neatbun on ​top of her ​head. The ​snake coiled itselftightly around the ​deer.
adjective uk   us   /kɔɪld/
a coiled ​spring
(Definition of coil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "coil" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

coilnoun [C]

 us   /kɔɪl/
a ​length of ​rope or ​wirecurled to ​form a ​series of ​circles, one above the other: Rob ​raised the ​heavy coil of ​rope to his ​shoulder. A coil is also anything having the ​shape of a ​series of ​circles, one above the other: A coil of ​smokerose from the ​chimney.
verb [I/T]  us   /kɔɪl/
[T] She coiled my ​hair, ​clippingcurls with ​bobbypins.
(Definition of coil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de coil
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“coil” in British English

“coil” in American English

Palabra del día

be nothing short of

used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour

Palabra del día

Coffee culture
Coffee culture
by Colin McIntosh,
November 24, 2015
In a study published recently and widely reported in the media, researchers from Harvard University School of Public Health found that people who drink a moderate amount of coffee per day are less likely to die from a range of diseases. Good news for coffee drinkers, who make up an ever-increasing proportion

Aprende más 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Aprende más