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Etymology 1Edit

From wind +‎ -ing, from wind (to wrap).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

winding

  1. present participle of wind

NounEdit

winding (countable and uncountable, plural windings)

  1. Something wound around something else.
  2. The manner in which something is wound.
  3. One complete turn of something wound.
    • 1966, Cynthia Ozick, Trust, New York: The New American Library, Part One, Chapter 7, p. 44,[1]
      [] my mother’s pale arms emerged from the windings of her sheets and flailed in the air []
  4. (especially plural) Curving or bending movement, twists and turns.
  5. (electrical) A length of wire wound around the core of an electrical transformer.
  6. (music, lutherie, bowmaking) Lapping.
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AdjectiveEdit

winding (comparative more winding, superlative most winding)

  1. Twisting, turning or sinuous.
  2. Spiral or helical.
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Etymology 2Edit

From wind +‎ -ing, from wind (movement of air), as the wind was used to assist turning.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

winding

  1. present participle of wind

NounEdit

winding (countable and uncountable, plural windings)

  1. The act or process of winding (turning a boat etc. around).

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