There are 2 translations of coil in Spanish:

coil1

Pronunciation: /kɔɪl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (series of loops — of rope, wire, cable) rollo (m); (— of smoke) espiral (f), volutas (fpl); (— of hair) moño (m), chongo (m) (Mexico/México) , rodete (masculine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) the snake wound itself into a coil la serpiente se enrolló or se enroscó (before noun/delante del nombre) coil spring resorte (m) (de espiral), muelle (m) (helicoidal)
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    • ‘We're following the ancient Cinnamon Route,’ he says proudly, seated atop a coil of rope in the ship's bow as it skims across the Java Sea.
    • Levitan had a heavy coil of climbing rope strapped to his green pack.
    • Scientists this week finished removing sediment from the ballast tanks of the sub after recovering a coil of waterlogged rope.
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    • The cup-shaped vessel specially made to keep the lighted mosquito repellent coil, candle stand and small teacups are among the attractions.
    • ‘For villagers who can not afford to purchase a mosquito net or coils, Jatrohpa is the answer to their cry,’ said Munengu.
    • With a lit coil around, the mosquitoes begin coughing and either stay away or soon die.
    1.2 (single loop) lazada (f), vuelta (f) one coil of the rope had fallen loose se había soltado una lazada or vuelta de cuerda
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    • Wolfus struggled to reach for his sword, and slashed off the coils with a single swipe.
    • Seti's black eyes lit up, and several tentacles were instantly flung around Indigo's torso and chest, constricting like snake coils.
    • The two sisters both rested their hands on the coils of the great snake and stroked it gently as others would stroke a sleeping cat.
  • 2 2.1 [Electricity/Electricidad]
    (induction coil)
    bobina (feminine) (de inducción)
    2.2 [Cars/Automovilismo]
    (ignition coil)
    bobina (feminine) (de encendido)
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    • Changing levels of current in the wires of an electric coil wrapped around a magnetic generate fluctuations in the magnetic field.
    • This voltage in the feedback coil conducts current to the transistor base, making the transistor conductive again, and the process repeats.
    • Electricity is produced when coils of wire inside the generator create a pulse as they move through a magnetic field, Sagrillo said.
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    • After a quick and jovial discussion about the problem he checked the spark plugs and coil.
    • When Tri-Tech won a contract to manufacture encapsulated coils for valves on buses powered by natural gas, it knew the components would require superior protection against the elements.
    • Motor control of a variable reluctance motor is obtained by providing a periodic voltage waveform to a coil of a motor.
  • 3 (contraceptive) (British English/inglés británico) espiral (f), dispositivo (m) intrauterino
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    • Intrauterine devices, also known as coils, are rigid contraceptive devices that are inserted into the uterus by a doctor.
    • If you have a contraceptive coil fitted, you must tell the radiographer as some have copper wire in them.
    • The contraceptive coil seems to increase the risk of BV.

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There are 2 translations of coil in Spanish:

coil2

vt

  • [rope/wire/cable] enrollar her hair was coiled into a chignon llevaba el pelo en un moño or (Mexico/México) en un chongo or (in River Plate area also/en Río de la Plata también) en un rodete to coil sth/oneself around sth enrollar algo/enrollarse or enroscarse* alrededor de algo
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    • Her curly blond hair was coiled at the back of her head, held by hot pink metal pins.
    • Absently coiling a blonde curl around her fingers she re-examined the office she was gradually growing familiar with.
    • As she coils her long, languid body around a chair, it's plain that the hype isn't misplaced - she has presence to spare.

vi

  • smoke coiled into the air el humo se alzaba en volutas or en espiral

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Word of the day ampolla
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The Lotería Nacional is a Spanish state-run lottery founded in 1812. There is an