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Sinuous vs. Winding

Difference Between Sinuous and Winding

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Sinuous

Having many curves and turns
The river follows a sinuous trail through the dale
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Winding

Something wound about a center or an object
An armature with its wire winding.
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Sinuous

Characterized by many curves or turns; winding
A sinuous stream.
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Winding

The way in which something is wound.
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Sinuous

Characterized by supple and lithe movements
The sinuous grace of a dancer.
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Winding

One complete turn of something wound
Two windings of electrical tape.
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Sinuous

Sinuate
A sinuous leaf.
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Winding

A curve or bend, as of a road.
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Sinuous

Having curves in alternate directions; meandering.
We followed every bend of the sinuous river.
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Winding

Twisting or turning; sinuous.
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Sinuous

Moving gracefully and in a supple manner.
We were entranced by her sinuous dance.
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Winding

Spiral.
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Sinuous

(figurative) Morally crooked; shifty.
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Winding

Present participle of wind
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Sinuous

Bending in and out; of a serpentine or undulating form; winding; crooked.
Streaking the ground with sinuous trace.
Gardens bright with sinuous rills.
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Winding

Present participle of wind
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Sinuous

Curved or curving in and out;
Wiggly lines
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Winding

Something wound around something else.
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Winding

The manner in which something is wound.
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Winding

One complete turn of something wound.
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Winding

Curving or bending movement, twists and turns.
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Winding

(electrical) A length of wire wound around the core of an electrical transformer.
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Winding

Lapping.
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Winding

The act or process of winding (turning a boat etc. around).
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Winding

Twisting, turning or sinuous.
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Winding

Spiral or helical.
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Winding

A call by the boatswain's whistle.
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Winding

A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream.
To nurse the saplings tall, and curl the groveWith ringlets quaint, and wanton windings wove.
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Winding

The material, as wire or rope, wound or coiled about anything, or a single round or turn of the material;
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Winding

A line- or ribbon-shaped material (as wire, string, or bandaging) wound around an object; as, the windings (conducting wires) wound around the armature of an electric motor or generator.
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Winding

Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous.
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Winding

The act of winding or twisting;
He put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
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Winding

Marked by repeated turns and bends;
A tortuous road up the mountain
Winding roads are full of surprises
Had to steer the car down a twisty track
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Winding

Of a path e.g.;
Meandering streams
Rambling forest paths
The river followed its wandering course
A winding country road
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