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  • 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.
 

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