What does winding mean?

Definitions for winding
ˈwaɪn dɪŋwind·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wind, winding, twistadjective

    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, voluminousadjective

    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), windingadjective

    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

  2. Winding

    of Wind

  3. Winding

    of Wind

  4. Windingnoun

    a call by the boatswain's whistle

  5. Windingadjective

    twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous

  6. Windingnoun

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

  7. Windingnoun

    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

  8. Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

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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. Giri Cherukuri:

    Earnings season is winding down and the market is absorbing reports from retailers, which are generally pretty good and the economy is in good shape right,so investors are hoping for a better world economy.

  2. William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II scene 1:

    He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.

  3. Kevin Counihan:

    It is our primary importance that consumers are protected, consumers are given options, and consumers do not have a gap in coverage. That’s why you see these co-ops winding down in the fourth quarter – so the American people have coverage until the end of the year and new coverage starting on January 1st.

  4. Pat Tiberi:

    Mike DeWine's not naturally somebody who you would look at as the typical successful Governor, who is a back-slapper and gives stem-winding speeches, mike DeWine's a grind-it-out governor, manager, who just gets things done.

  5. Roger Entner:

    Time in winding down for Dish, if they don't find a way to build a network, they lose their spectrum.

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