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Definition 1: the act of winding or twisting - [noun denoting act]

Samples where winding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind

Synonyms for winding in the sense of this definition

(winding is a kind of ...) the act of rotating as if on an axis

"the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"

Definition 2: marked by repeated turns and bends - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where winding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tortuous road up the mountain
  • winding roads are full of surprises
  • had to steer the car down a twisty track

Synonyms for winding in the sense of this definition

(winding is similar to ...) having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

"crooked country roads" "crooked teeth"

Definition 3: of a path e.g. - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where winding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • meandering streams
  • rambling forest paths
  • the river followed its wandering course
  • a winding country road

Synonyms for winding in the sense of this definition

(winding is similar to ...) not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination

"sometimes taking an indirect path saves time" "you must take an indirect course in sailing"

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