[ verb ree-wahynd; noun ree-wahynd ]
/ verb riˈwaɪnd; noun ˈriˌwaɪnd /
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verb (used with or without object), re·wound or (Rare) re·wind·ed; re·wind·ing.
to wind again.
to wind back to or toward the beginning; reverse.
an act or instance of rewinding.
- 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.
a camera control or mechanism used to wind film back into a film cassette.
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British Dictionary definitions for rewind
verb (riːˈwaɪnd) -winds, -winding or -wound
(tr) to wind back, esp a film or tape onto the original reel
noun (ˈriːˌwaɪnd, riːˈwaɪnd)
the act of rewinding
Derived forms of rewindrewinder, noun
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