rewind


1re·wind

verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈwīnd\

: to make (a recording) go backwards

re·wound\-ˈwand\re·wind·ing

Full Definition of REWIND

transitive verb
:  to wind again; especially :  to reverse the winding of (as film)

Examples of REWIND

  1. Rewind the tape so that we can hear that song again.

First Known Use of REWIND

1717

2re·wind

noun \ˈrē-ˌwīnd, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\

: a function that causes a recording (such as an audiotape or a videotape) to go backwards

Full Definition of REWIND

1
:  something that rewinds or is rewound
2
:  an act of rewinding
3
:  a function of an electronic device that reverses a recording to a previous portion

First Known Use of REWIND

1926

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