wind, winding, twist(adj)
the act of winding or twisting
"he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
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"
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"
a call by the boatswain's whistle
twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous
a turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream
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
Origin: [From Wind to twist.]
The numerical value of winding in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of winding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He is winding the watch of his wit by and by it will strike.
He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
When most people are winding down, Howard Finster was winding up.
I thought it was going to be a relatively quiet beat. The Cold War was winding down.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
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