# Definitions for winding numberwind·ing num·ber

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1. Winding number

In mathematics, the winding number of a closed curve in the plane around a given point is an integer representing the total number of times that curve travels counterclockwise around the point. The winding number depends on the orientation of the curve, and is negative if the curve travels around the point clockwise. Winding numbers are fundamental objects of study in algebraic topology, and they play an important role in vector calculus, complex analysis, geometric topology, differential geometry, and physics, including string theory.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of winding number in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of winding number in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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