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English definition of “wind”

wind

verb  /wɑɪnd/ (past tense and past participle wound  /wɑʊnd/) us  

wind verb (TWIST)

[I/T] to twist something around something else or turn something in a circle: [T] She wound the string around the spool. [I/T] To wind a mechanical device is to cause it to work by turning a key or handle.

wind verb (TURN)

[I always + adv/prep] (of a road, path, or river) to follow a route that turns repeatedly in different directions: The river winds through the valley.
winding
adjective  /ˈwɑɪn·dɪŋ/ us  
a winding road
(Definition of wind verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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