Definitions for winder
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a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
mechanical device around which something can be wound
A textile worker, or machine, that winds cloth
A spool around which something is wound
A key or knob for winding a clock, watch or clockwork mechanism
One of the steps of a spiral staircase
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from wind.
To keep troublesome servants out of the kitchen, leave the winder sticking on the jack to fall on their heads. Jonathan Swift.
Plants that put forth their sap hastily, have their bodies not proportionable to their length; and therefore they are winders and creepers, as ivy and bryony. Francis Bacon, Natural History.
A winder is a device, tool, or machine which is used to wind or coil something such as tape, rope, wire, thread, yarn, or film onto a spool, reel, or bobbin. Winders can differ greatly in their design depending on what they are used to wind. Examples include a watch winder that helps maintain the automatic movement in mechanical watches or a yarn winder in knitting and weaving. It's also used to refer to a set of stairs that changes direction.
one who, or that which, winds; hence, a creeping or winding plant
an apparatus used for winding silk, cotton, etc., on spools, bobbins, reels, or the like
one in a flight of steps which are curved in plan, so that each tread is broader at one end than at the other; -- distinguished from flyer
to fan; to clean grain with a fan
a blow taking away the breath
to wither; to fail
Etymology: [Prov. E. winder a fan, and to winnow. . Cf. Winnow.]
Winder is a city in Barrow County, Georgia, United States. The population was 14,099 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Barrow County. The first syllable of Winder is pronounced like "wine". This city is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Winder is ranked #6192 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Winder surname appeared 5,527 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Winder.
69.3% or 3,834 total occurrences were White.
23.5% or 1,302 total occurrences were Black.
3.5% or 196 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.1% or 116 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.7% or 41 total occurrences were Asian.
0.6% or 38 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of winder in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of winder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
We ’d been told if anybody got left behind, stay put and they ’d be back within five to ten minutes... that’s what we did, but we stayed there for two and a half hours and no one came back. It was getting windier and winder, freezing cold, and it got to just before dark and we could see the trail in front of us so we thought we’ve got to try and follow this trail.
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