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n. (plural of coil English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: coil)

Usage examples of "coils".

Each foursome had two chainsaws, coils of tubing and someone who knew how to lay it.

Light spilled through the bends of the coil at odd angles and odder wavelengths, a flow of molten crystals, an agglomeration of colors, a sudden transparency that wavered, disappeared, re-emerged larger than before, grew to cover the magical creation within the coils, and the ship vanished, the gaudy display cut off as abruptly as if someone had thrown a master switch and plunged the show in darkness.

Small, one-person coils, some larger, some as big as an entire mess-chamber but those were difficult to maintain, the power drain had to be camouflaged from GalSec.

Thus the whale-line folds the whole boat in its complicated coils, twisting and writhing around it in almost every direction.

Starbuck saw long coils of the umbilical cord of Madame Leviathan, by which the young cub seemed still tethered to its dam.

The loose coils rapidly straightened out in a long dragging line astern, and then, instantly, the reel began to whirl.

Tarzan in its mighty coils, his body would be crushed long before he could kill it.

Black, slimy coils of what looked like a giant serpent or eel erupted from the ferns not far away, spiraling upward with incredible speed.

The supple mottled coils of an awakened snake glided between the bones as the serpent spiraled up to coil at the top of the chair.

The ramp from the porch was built with the most shallow of declines, and even then, it had heat coils underneath that enabled Poppy to glide down without fear of skidding.

They had washed and triple rinsed innumerable coils of plastic tubing, many buckets of spiles, and a dozen implements of the stainless steel variety.

Griffin was outside in time to strap on snowshoes, as Micah was doing, and shoulder several coils of the blue plastic tubing.

After strapping on a waist pack with tools, Micah loaded up with coils himself and led the way.

Thick coils of smoke rose from the hookah before the hold-mistress, wreathing her knife-kissed features in the cloying, tarry fumes.

Torun and Farakalian rode to either side of the Shield Anvil, lasso and rope coils in hand.