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coil1 to wind into circles. [2 definitions]
coin a piece of metal money that is small, flat, and round. [3 definitions]
coincide to be in the same place or happen at the same time. [2 definitions]
coincidence the chance happening of two events at the same time.
coke the carbon substance that is left after coal has been heated without air. Coke is used as a fuel for doing certain kinds of work in a factory.
colander a bowl-shaped container with many holes in the bottom, used especially for washing fruits and vegetables and also for draining the water away from spaghetti or other pasta. A colander usually has very small legs on the bottom, and it often has a handle or handles.
cold without heat or warmth. [7 definitions]
cold-blooded having blood whose temperature changes with the temperature of the air or water. Animals such as fishes, snakes, and lizards are cold-blooded. [2 definitions]
coleslaw a salad made of shredded cabbage and a dressing.
coleus a plant with colorful leaves, usually of green with reddish-purple or green with pink.
coliseum a large building or theater used for entertainment events and sports.
collaborate to work with someone else on a project.
collage a type of art work in which different kinds of materials are pasted onto a surface to make a picture. These materials can be anything from paper and photographs, to cloth and buttons.
collapse to fall down; give way; cave in. [5 definitions]
collar the part of a piece of clothing that goes around the neck. It is sometimes folded over. [3 definitions]
collarbone either of two bones joining the breastbone and the shoulder blades.
collard a type of vegetable like cabbage that is grown for food. [2 definitions]
colleague a person who has the same job or employer as another.
collect to gather together. [5 definitions]
collection the act of collecting. [3 definitions]
college a school of higher learning that one attends after high school. Most college programs require four years of study.