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 for involute closely coiled so that the axis is obscured)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  coiled \coiled\ (koild), adj.
     curled or wound especially in concentric rings or spirals;
     as, a coiled snake ready to strike; the rope lay coiled on
     the deck. Opposite of uncoiled.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: coiling, helical, spiral, spiraling,
           volute, voluted, whorled; convolute rolled
           longitudinally upon itself;{curled, curled up};
           involute closely coiled so that the axis is
           obscured); looped, whorled; twined, twisted;
           convoluted; involute, rolled esp of petals or leaves
           in bud: having margins rolled inward); wound]
           [WordNet 1.5]

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