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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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. Jordan Poole:

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

  2. Roger Entner:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Nelson Mandela:

    When a boat come upon a winding river, slow down and the river becomes straight.

  5. 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.

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