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Adjective: winding  wIn-ding
  1. Marked by repeated turns and bends
    "winding roads are full of surprises";
    - tortuous, twisting, twisty, voluminous, windy[2]
  2. Turning irregularly, not going directly to the destination
    "a winding country road";
    - meandering, rambling, wandering
Noun: winding  wIn-ding
  1. The act of winding or twisting
    - wind[2], twist
Verb: wind (winded,winding,winds)  wind
  1. Catch the scent of; get wind of
    - scent, nose
Verb: wind[2] (wound,winding,winds)  wInd
  1. Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    - wind up
  2. Raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    - hoist, lift
  3. Arrange or coil around
    - wrap, roll, twine
  4. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    "the river winds through the hills";
    - weave, thread, meander, wander
  5. Extend in curves and turns
    "The road winds around the lake";
    - twist, curve
  6. Form into a wreath
    - wreathe

Derived forms: windings

See also: crooked, indirect

Type of: be, bring up, displace, elevate, enlace, entwine, fasten, get up, go, interlace, intertwine, interwind, intwine [archaic], lace, lift, locomote, move, raise, rotary motion, rotation, smell, tighten, travel, twine

Encyclopedia: Winding, Victor

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