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Definition of "winding" []

  • Something wound about a center or an object: an armature with its wire winding. (noun)
  • The way in which something is wound. (noun)
  • One complete turn of something wound: two windings of electrical tape. (noun)
  • A curve or bend, as of a road. (noun)
  • Twisting or turning; sinuous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "winding" in a sentence
  • "Such a winding, as is shown in Fig. 96, where the two wires are laid on side by side, is called a _parallel differential winding_."
  • "Early this year, with his term winding to a close, he called a referendum for June 28, which if approved, would call a constitutional convention for the purpose of replacing the current constitution with a brand new one."
  • "The main winding is a Lotus-O-Deltoid type placed in panamdermic semi-boloid slots of the stator with every seventh conductor connected by a non-reversible trunion pipe to the differential girdle spring on the upend of the gram meters."