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windup

wind·up (wind-up)

windup (wind-up)

 
pronunciation:
waInd uhp
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the conclusion or last stages or activities of something.
similar words:
closure
definition 2: in baseball, the coordinated movements of a pitcher's arms, legs, and body to reach the proper posture for pitching the ball.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having a spring that can be wound up, as a toy.