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1rewind

verb re·wind \(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

2rewind

noun re·wind \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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