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coil
British English: /kɔɪl/
American English: /kɔɪl/

Translation of coil in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • (river, procession) to coil upwards
    (smoke)
    salire in volute

reflexive verb

  • to coil itself
    avvolgersi, arrotolarsi
    round intorno a

Phrasal verbs

coil up:

1 coil up (snake)
avvolgersi, arrotolarsi (in spire)
2 coil [something] up, coil up [something]
(rope, hosepipe, wire)

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