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coil

 [koil]
a winding structure. See also helix and spiral.

coil

(koyl),
1. A spiral or series of loops.
2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic applications, or a loop of wire used as an antenna.
3. A spiral loop of wire used to embolize an artery to obstruct it.

coil

(koil) spiral (2).

coil

coil

(koyl)
1. A spiral or series of loops.
2. An object made of wire wound in a spiral configuration, used in electronic applications, or a loop of wire used as an antenna.

coil

a winding structure or spiral; called also helix.

coiled-coil
a protein structure motif marked by amphipathic α-helical regions that can self-associate to form stable, rod-like oligomeric proteins; commonly found in fibrous proteins and some transcription factors.
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Therefore, it is safer and more appropriate that the coils are of the consistency that will enable them to join by themselves through slight pressure; such that will not make them lose their coiled shape.
Nashville Gas, Questar Gas, and Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) each installed coiled PA-11 pipe in pressures from 175-200 psig to test the assumption that it would be more economical than a conventional steel pipeline constructed of 40-foot sticks.
To search for coiled coils, Berger's team adopted a statistical approach that checks how often each of the 20 different types of amino acid arises in a particular protein.
All utilities that used coiled pipe during this project said they believe the cost/benefit ratio favors coiled plastic main.
The new work also clarifies the atomic nature of so-called leucine zippers stretches of amino acids that bind two proteins into two-molecule complexes called dimers, which regulate gene activity Confirmation that leucine zippers are actually coiled coils will help scientists understand how these proteins regulate the on-and-off switching of genes, comments Steven L.
Dennis Dunlap, President of Precision Tube/SeaCAT, said, "Since 2002, worldwide demand for our coiled tubing products has grown steadily and we anticipate this trend to continue.
As part of the wide coiled plate project, the company previously announced upgrades to its existing facilities that will allow it to directly roll coiled plate up to 96-inches wide and to uncoil and shear coiled plate up to 120-inches wide.
NASDAQ:SESI) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Power Offshore Service, LLC, and Reeled Tubing, LLC, which include eight liftboats, 21 coiled tubing units and related equipment.
Coiled nozzle heater features 1000% more surface contact, high-temperature connection, integrated thermocouple and proportioned profile heating.
The company has previously announced plans to upgrade its current rolling mill operation to produce direct-rolled plate in coiled form in widths up to 126-inches.
is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative drilling equipment and rig instrumentation, oilfield tubular inspections and internal coating techniques, solids control systems and services, and coiled tubing and pressure control equipment for both land and offshore drilling operations.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- Halliburton Company's (NYSE: HAL) Energy Services Group today announced the consolidation of its worldwide coiled tubing capabilities.