field winding


: the winding of a field magnet

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The call on the field wound up being overturned after the umpires were asked to conference. Andrew Turner,, 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, 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, 23 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of field winding was in 1888

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“Field winding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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