What does winding mean?

Definitions for winding
ˈwaɪn dɪŋwind·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wind, winding, twist(adj)

    the act of winding or twisting

    "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

  2. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous(adj)

    marked by repeated turns and bends

    "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

  3. meandering(a), rambling, wandering(a), winding(adj)

    of a path e.g.

    "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Winding

    of Wind

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  2. Winding

    of Wind

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  3. Winding

    of Wind

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  4. Winding(noun)

    a call by the boatswain's whistle

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  5. Winding(adj)

    twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  6. Winding(noun)

    a turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  7. Winding(noun)

    a line- or ribbon-shaped material (as wire, string, or bandaging) wound around an object; as, the windings (conducting wires) wound around the armature of an electric motor or generator

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

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How to say winding in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of winding in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of winding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of winding in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Halley:

    We will need to see some sort of concrete deal put in place and a winding back of United States before I will start getting excited about the global economic outlook for 2020.

  2. Andrey Dashin:

    Unfortunately, it now transpires that I should have filed for winding up earlier, probably in that case that process would have been completed before the 'Black Thursday' of 15 January 2015, when the unpreparedness of Alpari UK and its lack of any financial buffer caused its collapse and insolvency.

  3. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Many old timers spoke of 'winding-up' a Model 'T' Ford to get it started: In the same time period, watchmakers had perfected time-pieces which required 'winding-up' only once in every eight days:

  4. Jordan Poole:

    When most people are winding down, Howard Finster was winding up.

  5. Ken Jacobson:

    We understand there is a market for war memorabilia and that serious collectors are interested in items like this, while we don’t have an issue with Nazi-era automobiles like this going up for auction, we would not want to see the vehicle winding up in the hands of someone who would use it to glorify Hitler or the deeds of the Nazis. Ideally, we would prefer to see it housed in a museum, so that it could be understood in its proper context.

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