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1. winding

adjective. ['ˈwaɪndɪŋ'] of a path e.g..

Synonyms

  • indirect
  • meandering
  • rambling

Antonyms

  • uncoiled
  • honest
  • lawful
  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wind (English)
  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Winding

  • nonbinding
  • reminding
  • grinding
  • blinding
  • minding
  • finding
  • binding

Example sentences of the word winding


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Leave three inches of wire free at the end where you start winding.

2. Noun, singular or mass
An open circuit means that there is a bad connection or a winding, or connection has burned through.

Quotes containing the word winding


1. May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
- Edward Abbey

2. winding-sheet

noun. burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped.

Synonyms

  • pall
  • burial garment
  • winding-clothes
  • cerement

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • stay
  • strengthen
  • uncover

3. self-winding

adjective. designed so that manual winding is unnecessary.

Antonyms

  • nonmechanical

4. winding-clothes

noun. burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped.

Synonyms

  • pall
  • winding-sheet
  • burial garment
  • cerement

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • stay
  • strengthen
  • uncover

5. winding

adjective. ['ˈwaɪndɪŋ'] marked by repeated turns and bends.

Synonyms

  • tortuous
  • twisty
  • twisting
  • voluminous

Antonyms

  • erect
  • regular
  • simple
  • small

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wind (English)
  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. winding

noun. ['ˈwaɪndɪŋ'] the act of winding or twisting.

Synonyms

  • twist
  • wind
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • scarce
  • settled
  • indirectness
  • lineal

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wind (English)
  • windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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