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Coil may refer to:

People with the name[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

  • Coil, a crime lord from the web serial Worm
  • Magnemite or Coil, a Pokémon character
  • The Coil, a fictional organization in the G.I. Joe universe


Science, technology, and medicine[edit]

  • Coil (chemistry), a tube used to cool and condense steam from a distillation
  • Coil, a binary digit ("bit") in some communication protocols such as Modbus
  • COIL, the gene that encodes the protein coilin
  • Chemical oxygen iodine laser, or COIL
  • Coil spring, used to store energy, absorb shock, or maintain a force between two surfaces
  • Electromagnetic coil, formed when a conductor is wound around a core or form to create an inductor or electromagnet
    • Ignition coil, an electromagnetic induction coil used in internal combustion engines to create a pulse of high voltage for a spark plug
  • Inductor, popularly called a coil
  • Intrauterine device, or coil, a contraceptive device

Other uses[edit]

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