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  1. present participle of rewind


rewinding (plural rewindings)

  1. The act or process of rewinding.
  2. A set of replacement coils on an electric motor or other device that uses wound wires to generate a magnetic field.
    • 1902, Dietetic and hygienic gazette (volume 18, page 477)
      The Crookes tube has accordingly been modified until it is no longer a new-fangled burning glass: motors, coils, rewindings, regulators and transformers have been interposed between the street current and the tube […]