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

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  2. Winding

    of Wind

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  3. Winding

    of Wind

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  4. Windingnoun

    a call by the boatswain's whistle

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  5. Windingadjective

    twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  6. Windingnoun

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

    Etymology: [From Wind to twist.]

  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

    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. 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.

  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. Jordan Poole:

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

  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. Gavin Newsom:

    We're just winding up. I'm really motivated and excited.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
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