winding

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

wind +‎ -ing, from wind (to wrap).

Verb[edit]

winding

  1. Present participle of wind.

Noun[edit]

winding (countable and uncountable, plural windings)

  1. something wound around something else
  2. the manner in which something is wound
  3. one complete turn of something wound
  4. (electrical) a length of wire wound around the core of an electrical transformer
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Adjective[edit]

winding (comparative more winding, superlative most winding)

  1. twisting, turning or sinuous
  2. spiral or helical
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Etymology 2[edit]

wind +‎ -ing, from wind (movement of air), as the wind was used to assist turning.

Verb[edit]

winding

  1. Present participle of wind.

Noun[edit]

winding (countable and uncountable, plural windings)

  1. the act or process of winding (turning around)

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