Shell almost completely uncoiled, in one plane, with internal septa.
As she walked, the fear and helplessness uncoiled, loosening their grip on her chest.
She shuddered involuntarily as it slowly uncoiled, stretched across the porch and eventually disappeared off the edge into the tall grass.
A characteristic feature is the one-sided (dorsiventral) inflorescence, well illustrated in forget-me-not and other species of Myosotis; the cyme is at first closely coiled, becoming uncoiled as the flowers open.
The alimentary canal is uncoiled and cylindrical, and gives rise laterally to large gastric glands, which are more than a single pair in number (two to six pairs), and may assume the form of simple caeca.
As I moved into the water my instructor coiled and uncoiled the line as it came in and out.
Cyclosurus, shell uncoiled.
Around them, the mist swirled, thinned, then uncoiled itself until it, too, vanished.
uncoiled the line as it came in and out.
They learned that spiral springs could be wound and uncoiled to move the hour hand of the clock.
The first thing they noticed was that springs uncoiled at a more consistent pace if it was not wound tightly.
Alimentary canal simple, uncoiled.
By contrast the length of an uncoiled DNA macromolecule with its 1.5 x 10 8 nucleotides is about 5 cm.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.