To rewind is to reel or wind a tape or film backwards, or to otherwise reverse back on something.verb
When a VCR tape is playing and you want to go back five minutes and watch the prior scene again so you wind the tape back, this is an example of when you rewind.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- something rewound
- the act of rewinding
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transitive verb re·wound , re·wind·ing, re·winds
- To wind again or anew.
- To reverse the winding of (recording tape or camera film).
- The act or process of rewinding.
- Something that rewinds or is rewound.
- A control mechanism for rewinding (tape or film).
- re·windˈer noun