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winding

wind·ing

winding

pronunciation:
waIn dIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of someone or something that winds.
similar words:
roll
definition 2: a bend or curve, as in a path.
After many windings, the trail reaches the lake.
similar words:
turn
definition 3: a single turn of something, as rope or wire, that is wound around something else.
similar words:
convolution
definition 4: electrical wire that is wound into a coil, helix, or other conformation.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: bending, turning, or twisting, as a trail.
antonyms:
straight
similar words:
circuitous, circular, devious
definition 2: having a spiral form, as a staircase.
similar words:
tortuous
derivation: windingly (adv.)