The drum, when round ropes are used, is a plain broad cylinder, with flanged rims, and cased with soft wood packing, upon which the rope is coiled; the breadth is made sufficient to take the whole length of the rope at two laps.
The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.
He was coiled and ready to snap if the Watcher so much as looked at her too long.
The coiled pipe firebox of the high-pressure hot-water system previously described may be also classed with boilers.
The boiler consists of similar pipe coiled up to form a fire-box, inside which the furnace is lighted.