Found 3 items, similar to winding.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
adj 1: marked by repeated turns and bends; “a tortuous road up the
; “winding roads are full of surprises”
to steer the car down a twisty track”
2: of a path e.g.; “meandering streams”
; “rambling forest
; “the river followed its wandering course”
winding country road”
n : the act of winding or twisting; “he put the key in the old
clock and gave it a good wind”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wound
); 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.
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.”
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.
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
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
(d) To tighten (the strings) of a musical instrument, so
as to tune it. “Wind up the slackened strings of thy
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winded
; p. pr. & vb. n.
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.
(a) To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a
horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of
(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.
, v. t. [From Wind
, moving air, but confused in
sense and in conjugation with wind to turn.] [imp. & p. p.
(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
Ye vigorous swains, while youth ferments your blood, .
Wind the shrill horn. --Pope.
That blast was winded by the king. --Sir W.
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.
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.]
, an engine employed in mining to draw up
buckets from a deep pit; a hoisting engine.
, a sheet in which a corpse is wound or
(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.
, n. [From Wind
to blow.] (Naut.)
A call by the boatswain's whistle.
, a. [From Wind
Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous.