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Definition of Winding

Winding

  1. The material, as wire or rope, wound or coiled about anything, or a single round or turn of the material;
  2. 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.
  3. of Wind
  4. of Wind
  5. of Wind
  6. A call by the boatswain's whistle.
  7. Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous.
  8. A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream.
  9. 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.

Winding Quotations

He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
William Shakespeare

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
Edward Abbey

For a short time we lived quietly. But this could not last. White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water.
Chief Joseph

The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
Havelock Ellis

The winding down of summer puts me in a heavy philosophical mood.
Robert Fulghum
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Winding Translations

winding in French is bobinage
winding in Swedish is slingrande, spiral

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