uncoil

(redirected from uncoils)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
See: spread
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Neal said Harper's power stems from his ability to uncoil his hips.
Where one suspects pointless wordplay ("It exercises cerise"), one is advised to keep reading, as lines adrift in technical registers ("Even the Baroque gets lost in it") reveal relations that uncoil as contemplation yields to understanding: Recalling the equations derived for ballistics-- aiming cannonballs is not like squaring lintels, and skyscrapers are all lintel.
FreePlay has announced that it will offer an upgraded radio, the FPR3, which will throw a rechargeable battery into the mix, allowing the radio to continue playing even after the spring has completely uncoiled. The FPR3 was due out last year, but has not yet been introduced to the American market.
When working with metal flashing, especially on a roof, I've always had to play a dangerous game of "catch." When I cut the tape, the roll uncoils like a Texas rattlesnake.
When one of these insects wants to feed, it uncoils a long, straw-like tube called a proboscis (pro-BAH-sis).
Anchored by Adams' mesmerizing performance, Arrival is a stylish tale of grief and self-sacrifice that uncoils beautifully.
Brolin and Olsen embolden thinly sketched protagonists as best they can while the tricksy plot uncoils around them.
1 Snakes On A Plane IT takes nearly 40 minutes for the first fangs to dig into human flesh, but once the deadly cargo uncoils, the carnage and one-liners are relentless.
The Accidental Husband is incredibly contrived and the plot uncoils without any surprises.
It may take the best part of 40 minutes for the first fangs to sink into human flesh in David R Ellis's horror-thriller but, once the deadly cargo of South Pacific Flight 121 uncoils, the carnage and tongue-in-cheek one-liners are relentless.
The plot uncoils with expert precision, continually pulling the rug (and several floorboards) from under us as Morgan nudges closer to the supposed truth.
The plot uncoils with expert precision, continually pulling the rug from under us as Morgan nudges closer to the supposed truth.