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
Examples of winding in a Sentence
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.
When a boat come upon a winding river, slow down and the river becomes straight.
I thought it was going to be a relatively quiet beat. The Cold War was winding down.
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