Twisted vs Coiled - What's the difference?

twisted | coiled |


As verbs the difference between twisted and coiled

is that twisted is (twist) while coiled is (coil).

As adjectives the difference between twisted and coiled

is that twisted is contorted while coiled is in the form of coils; having coils.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

twisted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (twist)
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • contorted
  • wound spirally
  • Mentally disturbed or unsound.
  • coiled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (coil)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In the form of coils; having coils.
  • a coiled serpent
  • Prepared and poised to act, as a snake that has coiled its lower body so it can strike
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=May 9 , author=Jonathan Wilson , title=Europa League: Radamel Falcao's Atl├ętico Madrid rout Athletic Bilbao , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=Two first-half goals from the Colombian forward Radamel Falcao won the game, allowing Atl├ętico to spend the final hour or so sitting deep, coiled always for a breakaway.}}

    Synonyms

    * looped

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