- 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.
OTHER WORDS FROM rewindre·wind·er, noun
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How to use rewind in a sentence
Other great features include an automatic cord rewind that quickly retracts 26 feet of cord with the push of a button.
Also, with no automatic rewind feature, the cord must wrap around the bottom of the canister, which makes for awkward usage and storage.
One fast-forwards ten seconds, and the other rewinds three seconds.The best voice recorders to capture your words|Jay Cabrera|September 17, 2021|Popular-Science
Then I hit rewind over an ad break and had to watch the same ads again.Future of TV Briefing: The top trends in TV, streaming and digital video so far in 2021|Tim Peterson|June 30, 2021|Digiday
Every app we’ve tried on Roku devices supports the 10-second rewind, though not every channel supports captions at the same time.7 tips and tricks to master your Roku|David Nield|March 18, 2021|Popular-Science
“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”?The Monica Column You Least Expected|Kevin Bleyer|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is a sense of rewind, like you were a kid and you want your parents to see your work, to get their appreciation.What Is Michel Gondry Doing With Noam Chomsky?|Jimmy So|November 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)|Digital Equipment Corporation
Rewinding is accomplished by giving the rewind order, move tape to load point, MLP.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)|Digital Equipment Corporation
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