- a symmetrically laid, electrically conducting current path in any device.
- the manner of such coiling: a series winding.
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Origin of winding
OTHER WORDS FROM windingwind·ing·ly, adverbwind·ing·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for winding
One of its few concessions to the luxurious standards of the neighbors is a long, winding road.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Check out Le Marais, one of the oldest quarters of the city, where gay-friendly establishments line the winding cobbled lanes.
You will find winding pasture for sheep and highland cattle.
Bulbous columns, winding staircases, and whimsical bas-reliefs of mythical creatures wrap around the palace.
But now time is winding down, and he appears more willing to take risks.
If you use it wisely, it may be Ulysses' hauberk; if you reject it, the shirt of Nessus were a cooler winding-sheet!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
They may be made both winding and pumping engines at the same time, if so required.
I shall also bring drawings with me for one or two winding engines for the same place.
He also ordered one or two winding engines, in addition to the pumping engines.
Without another word she left him, and where he stood he could hear her steps as she tripped down the winding staircase of stone.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini