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
Example sentences from the Web for rewind
If the rewind pace is faster, then that means the movie is shorter.The universe is 13.8 billion years old—here’s how we know|Charlie Wood|January 13, 2021|Popular Science
The film may be rewound with the pin remaining in position and cause very serious trouble.Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions|Henry C. Horstmann
The end of the thong should be rewound in the same direction as the upper part and held in place by the right hand.Riding and Driving for Women|Belle Beach
It checked the spool, which rewound swiftly and silently, and stopped itself when the rewinding was finished.The Old Die Rich|Horace Leonard Gold