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Twisting vs. Winding

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Twistingnoun

(countable) twist

Windingnoun

Something wound around something else.

Twistingnoun

(uncountable) The disreputable practice of selling unnecessary insurance to a customer in order to earn commission.

Windingnoun

The manner in which something is wound.

Twistingadjective

Having many twists

‘The mountain road is even more twisting than the valley road.’;

Windingnoun

One complete turn of something wound.

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Twistingadjective

a. & n. from Twist.

Windingnoun

Curving or bending movement, twists and turns.

Twistingnoun

the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

Windingnoun

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

Twistingnoun

the act of rotating rapidly;

‘he gave the crank a spin’; ‘it broke off after much twisting’;

Windingnoun

Lapping.

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Twistingadjective

having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion;

‘squirming boys’; ‘wiggly worms’; ‘writhing snakes’;

Windingnoun

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

Twistingadjective

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’;

Windingadjective

Twisting, turning or sinuous.

Windingadjective

Spiral or helical.

Windingnoun

A call by the boatswain's whistle.

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Windingnoun

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.’;

Windingnoun

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

Windingnoun

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.

Windingadjective

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

Windingnoun

the act of winding or twisting;

‘he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind’;

Windingadjective

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’;

Windingadjective

of a path e.g.;

‘meandering streams’; ‘rambling forest paths’; ‘the river followed its wandering course’; ‘a winding country road’;

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