Definition of uncoil in English:

uncoil

Syllabification: un·coil
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈkoil
 
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verb

  • Straighten or cause to straighten from a coiled or curled position: [no object]: the rope uncoiled like a snake [with object]: she uncoiled her feather boa
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    • The great singing actress's face contorts in contradictory directions; the fingers claw palpable holes into the air; the body coils and uncoils; the legs are in overdrive.
    • She coils and uncoils her long black hair as she speaks.
    • The knot cannot be unravelled but can uncoil like a snake, start up like the brain-fever-bird that disturbs any chance of rest.

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