verb (used with or without object), re·wound or (Rare) re·wind·ed; re·wind·ing.
- a function of an audio or video recorder or player, as a cassette deck or DVR, that returns the audio or video incrementally to an earlier point.
- the button or other control that activates this reversing function.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rewindre·wind·er, noun
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“I wish I could rewind that moment at that time,” says Jackson.Broadway’s Rebel, Tellin’ You to Hear It: A Portrait of Saul Williams|Alex Suskind|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Was it her deep regret and her wish to “to go back and rewind the tape”?
There is a sense of rewind, like you were a kid and you want your parents to see your work, to get their appreciation.
To understand why, rewind the clock about two and a half years.The Return of New Girl’s Coach…and of Faith in the Still-Great Comedy|Kevin Fallon|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In an ongoing and occasional series, Rewind will look back at a television show or film that has proven to resonate.Rewind: BBC’s Iconic Political Thriller ‘House of Cards’ Still Captivates|Jace Lacob|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He rubbed the back of his head, looked at the viewsphere, then checked the playback index and tapped the rewind.Indirection|Everett B. Cole
The rewind order starts a unit rewinding and does not tie up the TC.
Rewinding is accomplished by giving the rewind order, move tape to load point, MLP.
Before the carrier is stopped its action is such as to automatically rewind its spring.Inventions in the Century|William Henry Doolittle
At this instant slacken the cord so that the disk may continue turning, and rewind the string.Educational Toys|Louis C. Petersen