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winding

  

      n  
1    a curving or sinuous course or movement  
2    anything that has been wound or wrapped around something  
3    a particular manner or style in which something has been wound  
4    a curve, bend, or complete turn in wound material, a road, etc.  
5    often pl   devious thoughts or behaviour  
the tortuous windings of political argumentation     
6    one or more turns of wire forming a continuous coil through which an electric current can pass, as used in transformers, generators, etc.  
7       another name for       wind   2       14  
8    a coil of tubing in certain brass instruments, esp. the French horn  
      adj  
9    curving; sinuous  
a winding road     
  windingly      adv  


field winding  
      n   the insulated current-carrying coils on a field magnet that produce the magnetic field intensity required to set up the electrical excitation in a generator or motor  
self-winding  
      adj   (of a wrist watch) having a mechanism, activated by the movements of the wearer, in which a rotating or oscillating weight rewinds the mainspring  
winding drum  
      n   a rotating drum usually grooved to nest a wire rope which is wound onto it as part of the mechanism of a hoist  
winding sheet  
      n   a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial; shroud  
winding staircase  
      n      another word for       spiral staircase  
winding-up  
      n   the process of finishing or closing something, esp. the process of closing down a business  
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wind   [2]  
      vb   , winds, winding, wound  
1    often foll by: around, about, or upon   to turn or coil (string, cotton, etc.) around some object or point or (of string, etc.) to be turned etc., around some object or point  
he wound a scarf around his head     
2    tr   to twine, cover, or wreathe by or as if by coiling, wrapping, etc.; encircle  
we wound the body in a shroud     
3    tr; often foll by: up   to tighten the spring of (a clockwork mechanism)  
4    tr; foll by: off   to remove by uncoiling or unwinding  
5    usually intr   to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course  
the river winds through the hills     
6    tr   to introduce indirectly or deviously  
he is winding his own opinions into the report     
7    tr   to cause to twist or revolve  
he wound the handle     
8    tr; usually foll by: up or down   to move by cranking  
please wind up the window     
9    tr   to haul, lift, or hoist (a weight, etc.) by means of a wind or windlass  
10    intr   (of a board, etc.) to be warped or twisted  
11    intr  
Archaic   to proceed deviously or indirectly  
      n  
12    the act of winding or state of being wound  
13    a single turn, bend, etc.  
a wind in the river     
14      (Also called)    winding          a twist in a board or plank,   (See also)        wind down       wind up  
     (Old English windan; related to Old Norse vinda, Old High German wintan (German winden))  
  windable      adj  


field winding  
      n   the insulated current-carrying coils on a field magnet that produce the magnetic field intensity required to set up the electrical excitation in a generator or motor  
self-winding  
      adj   (of a wrist watch) having a mechanism, activated by the movements of the wearer, in which a rotating or oscillating weight rewinds the mainspring  
winding  
      n  
1    a curving or sinuous course or movement  
2    anything that has been wound or wrapped around something  
3    a particular manner or style in which something has been wound  
4    a curve, bend, or complete turn in wound material, a road, etc.  
5    often pl   devious thoughts or behaviour  
the tortuous windings of political argumentation     
6    one or more turns of wire forming a continuous coil through which an electric current can pass, as used in transformers, generators, etc.  
7       another name for       wind   2       14  
8    a coil of tubing in certain brass instruments, esp. the French horn  
      adj  
9    curving; sinuous  
a winding road     
  windingly      adv  
winding drum  
      n   a rotating drum usually grooved to nest a wire rope which is wound onto it as part of the mechanism of a hoist  
winding sheet  
      n   a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial; shroud  
winding staircase  
      n      another word for       spiral staircase  
winding-up  
      n   the process of finishing or closing something, esp. the process of closing down a business  

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winding

  
1   
      n   bend, convolution, curve, meander, turn, twist, undulation  
2   
      adj   anfractuous, bending, circuitous, convoluted, crooked, curving, flexuous, indirect, meandering, roundabout, serpentine, sinuous, spiral, tortuous, turning, twisting, twisty  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj   direct, even, level, plumb, smooth, straight, undeviating, unswerving  

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