Winding

  • 1 Winding — The operation of transferring yarn from one form of package to another, such as winding from hanks to bobbins, from bobbins to cones, from cops to bobbins, etc. The process that follows spinning determines whether winding is necessary or not.… …

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  • 2 winding up — n. Concluding the affairs of a corporation or partnership that is being liquidated, including paying off debts and distributing the remaining assets. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …

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  • 3 winding — winding, sinuous, serpentine, tortuous, flexuous can all mean curving first one way and then another. Winding, the general and the ordinary term, often implies spiral ascent {winding stairs} {a winding mountain road} When applied to things in a… …

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  • 4 Winding — Wind ing, n. 1. A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream. [1913 Webster] To nurse the saplings tall, and curl the grove With ringlets quaint, and wanton windings wove. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 5 winding-up — The process by which a company dies. Under Part IV of the Insolvency Act 1986, there are three separate procedures a members voluntary winding up where a company is solvent, a creditors voluntary winding up for insolvent companies and a… …

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  • 6 Winding — bezeichnet: den Familienname folgender Personen: Andréas Winding (1928–1977), französischer Kameramann Kai Winding (1922–1983), US amerikanischer Jazzposaunist dänischer Herkunft den Namen folgender Person: Nicolas Winding Refn (* 1970),… …

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  • 7 winding — [wīn′diŋ] n. 1. the action or effect of a person or thing that winds; specif., a) a sinuous path or course b) [usually pl.] devious methods, actions, etc. c) a coiling, spiraling, or twining d) a single turn 2. something that winds; specif …

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  • 8 Winding — Wind ing, n. [From {Wind} to blow.] (Naut.) A call by the boatswain s whistle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Winding — Wind ing, a. [From {Wind} to twist.] Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous. Keble. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 winding — index circuitous, indirect, labyrinthine, sinuous, tortuous (bending) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 winding — [adj] bending, turning ambiguous, anfractuous, circuitous, convoluted, crooked, curving, devious, flexuous, gyrating, indirect, intricate, involved, labyrinthine, mazy, meandering, roundabout, serpentine, sinuous, snaky, spiraling, tortuous,… …

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  • 12 winding — ► NOUN 1) a twisting movement or course. 2) a thing that winds or is wound round something. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a twisting or spiral course …

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  • 13 winding up — see liquidation London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * winding up ˌwinding ˈup noun [singular, uncountable] COMMERCE LAW when a business or organization is closed down, especially because it cannot pay its debts: • Redeemable preference shares… …

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  • 14 winding — The wrapping of wire around a core. See excitation winding exciter winding field winding high tension winding hold in winding holding winding inductive winding primary winding …

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  • 15 winding — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. material (as wire) wound or coiled about an object (as an armature); also a single turn of the wound material 2. a. the act of one that winds b. the manner of winding something 3. a curved or sinuous course,… …

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  • 16 Winding — Wind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound) (rarely {Winded}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [OE. winden, AS. windan; akin to OS. windan, D. & G. winden, OHG. wintan, Icel. & Sw. vinda, Dan. vinde, Goth. windan (in comp.). Cf. {Wander}, {Wend}.] …

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  • 17 winding — n. 1 in senses of WIND(2) v. 2 curved or sinuous motion or movement. 3 a a thing that is wound round or coiled. b Electr. coils of wire as a conductor round an armature etc. Phrases and idioms: winding engine a machine for hoisting. winding sheet …

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  • 18 Winding — Wind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate. [1913 Webster] 2. To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the hounds winded the game. [1913… …

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  • 19 Winding — Wind Wind, v. t. [From {Wind}, moving air, but confused in sense and in conjugation with wind to turn.] [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound), R. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] To blow; to sound by blowing; esp., to sound with prolonged and… …

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  • 20 winding — windingly, adv. windingness, n. /wuyn ding/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that winds. 2. a bend, turn, or flexure. 3. a coiling, folding, or wrapping, as of one thing about another. 4. something that is wound or coiled, or a single round of …

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