Winding definition

wīndĭng
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Twisting or turning; sinuous.
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Spiral.
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Something that winds.
  • Wire, thread, etc. wound around something.
    The winding on an electric coil.
  • A single turn of this.
  • The manner in which this is wound.
    A shunt winding.
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A curve or bend, as of a road.
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Something wound about a center or an object.

An armature with its wire winding.

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The way in which something is wound.
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One complete turn of something wound.

Two windings of electrical tape.

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A defective gait of horses in which one leg tends to twist around the other.
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That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
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Present participle of wind.
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Something wound around something else.
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The manner in which something is wound.
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One complete turn of something wound.
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(electrical) A length of wire wound around the core of an electrical transformer.
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The act or process of winding (turning around)
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The action or effect of a person or thing that winds.
  • A sinuous path or course.
  • Devious methods, actions, etc.
  • A coiling, spiraling, or twining.
  • A single turn.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
winding
Plural:
windings

Origin of winding

  • wind +"Ž -ing, from wind (“movement of air"), as the wind was used to assist turning.

    From Wiktionary

  • wind +"Ž -ing, from wind (“to wrap").

    From Wiktionary