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coil / rollo
 
coil   [kɔɪl]
A. -noun
1. (=roll)   rollo (m)
(=single loop)   vuelta (f)
a. [of hair]   rizo (m)
b. [of snake]   anillo (m)
c. [of smoke]   espiral (f)
2. (automobiles, electricity)   bobina (f),   carrete (m)
3. (=contraceptive)   espiral (f),   DIU (m)
B. -transitive verb   arrollar,   enrollar
·to coil something up
·enrollar algo
·to coil something round something
·enrollar algo alrededor de algo
C. -intransitive verb
1. [snake]   enroscarse
·to coil up (into a ball)
·hacerse un ovillo
·to coil round something
·enroscarse alrededor de algo
2. [smoke]   subir en espiral
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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