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winding

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noun wind·ing \ˈwīn-diŋ\

Definition of winding

  1. 1 :  material (as wire) wound or coiled about an object (as an armature); also :  a single turn of the wound material

  2. 2 a :  the act of one that winds b :  the manner of winding something

  3. 3 :  a curved or sinuous course, line, or progress



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of winding

before 12th century


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winding

adjective wind·ing

Definition of winding

  1. :  marked by winding: as a :  having a curved or spiral course or form <a winding stairway> b :  having a course that winds <a winding road>



Examples of winding in a sentence

  1. <a long and winding path through the woods>

  2. <a winding staircase leads to the top of the lighthouse>



1530

First Known Use of winding

1530

Rhymes with winding


WINDING Defined for Kids

winding

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adjective wind·ing \ˈwīn-diŋ\

Definition of winding for Students

  1. 1 :  having a course made up of a series of twists and turns <a winding path>

  2. 2 :  having a curved or spiral form <a winding staircase>





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