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winding

7 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wind \Wind\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound) (rarely {Winded}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [OE. winden, AS. windan; akin to OS. windan, D. & G. winden, OHG. wintan, Icel. & Sw. vinda, Dan. vinde, Goth. windan (in comp.). Cf. {Wander}, {Wend}.]

1. To turn completely, or with repeated turns; especially, to turn about something fixed; to cause to form convolutions about anything; to coil; to twine; to twist; to wreathe; as, to wind thread on a spool or into a ball.

Whether to wind The woodbine round this arbor. --Milton.

2. To entwist; to infold; to encircle.

Sleep, and I will wind thee in arms. --Shak.

3. To have complete control over; to turn and bend at one's pleasure; to vary or alter or will; to regulate; to govern. "To turn and wind a fiery Pegasus." --Shak.

In his terms so he would him wind. --Chaucer.

Gifts blind the wise, and bribes do please And wind all other witnesses. --Herrick.

Were our legislature vested in the prince, he might wind and turn our constitution at his pleasure. --Addison.

4. To introduce by insinuation; to insinuate.

You have contrived . . . to wind Yourself into a power tyrannical. --Shak.

Little arts and dexterities they have to wind in such things into discourse. --Gov. of Tongue.

5. To cover or surround with something coiled about; as, to wind a rope with twine.

{To wind off}, to unwind; to uncoil.

{To wind out}, to extricate. [Obs.] --Clarendon.

{To wind up}. (a) To coil into a ball or small compass, as a skein of thread; to coil completely. (b) To bring to a conclusion or settlement; as, to wind up one's affairs; to wind up an argument. (c) To put in a state of renewed or continued motion, as a clock, a watch, etc., by winding the spring, or that which carries the weight; hence, to prepare for continued movement or action; to put in order anew. "Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years." --Dryden. "Thus they wound up his temper to a pitch." --Atterbury. (d) To tighten (the strings) of a musical instrument, so as to tune it. "Wind up the slackened strings of thy lute." --Waller.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wind \Wind\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.]

1. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate.

2. To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the hounds winded the game.

3. (a) To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of breath. (b) To rest, as a horse, in order to allow the breath to be recovered; to breathe.

{To wind a ship} (Naut.), to turn it end for end, so that the wind strikes it on the opposite side.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wind \Wind\, verb (used with an object) [From {Wind}, moving air, but confused in sense and in conjugation with wind to turn.] [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound), R. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] To blow; to sound by blowing; esp., to sound with prolonged and mutually involved notes. "Hunters who wound their horns." --Pennant.

Ye vigorous swains, while youth ferments your blood, . . . Wind the shrill horn. --Pope.

That blast was winded by the king. --Sir W. Scott.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Winding \Wind"ing\, adjective [From {Wind} to twist.] Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous. --Keble.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Winding \Wind"ing\, noun

1. A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream.

To nurse the saplings tall, and curl the grove With ringlets quaint, and wanton windings wove. --Milton.

2. The material, as wire or rope, wound or coiled about anything, or a single round or turn of the material; as (Elec.), a series winding, or one in which the armature coil, the field-magnet coil, and the external circuit form a continuous conductor; a shunt winding, or one of such a character that the armature current is divided, a portion of the current being led around the field-magnet coils. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Winding engine}, an engine employed in mining to draw up buckets from a deep pit; a hoisting engine.

{Winding sheet}, a sheet in which a corpse is wound or wrapped.

{Winding tackle} (Naut.), a tackle consisting of a fixed triple block, and a double or triple movable block, used for hoisting heavy articles in or out of a vessel. --Totten.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Winding \Wind"ing\, noun [From {Wind} to blow.] (Naut.) A call by the boatswain's whistle.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

winding

adjective

1: marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track" [syn: {tortuous}, {twisting}, {twisty}, {winding}, {voluminous}]

2: of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road" [syn: {meandering(a)}, {rambling}, {wandering(a)}, {winding}]

noun

1: the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind" [syn: {wind}, {winding}, {twist}]

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