field winding

noun

Definition of field winding 

: the winding of a field magnet

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The call on the field wound up being overturned after the umpires were asked to conference. Andrew Turner, latimes.com, "Local softball teams produced redemptive playoff performances," 27 May 2018 Oil production of the basket of North Sea crudes used to price Brent is set to halve to around 500,000 barrels a day by 2025, due to a lack of investment in the region and old fields winding down. Christopher Alessi, WSJ, "Oil’s Biggest Benchmark, Brent, Needs More Oil," 30 Apr. 2018 Younger people are moving away, and over time more fields wind up owned by heirs in towns or cities hundreds of miles away. Jacob Bunge, WSJ, "Supersized Family Farms Are Gobbling Up American Agriculture," 23 Oct. 2017

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1888, in the meaning defined above

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