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What does "Winding" mean?

Definition

(a.) Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous (n.) A call by the boatswain's whistle (n.) A line- or ribbon-shaped material (as wire, string, or bandaging) wound around an object; as, the windings (conducting wires) wound around the armature of an electric motor or generator (n.) A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Wind


Synonyms wind, twist, crooked, tortuous, rambling, meandering, indirect, wandering, twisty, twisting


Example: "Winding roads are full of surprises" Example: "A winding country road"


Word Family winder, winders, windings