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English definition of “wind”

wind

verb [I/T] (TWIST)   /wɑɪnd/ (past tense and past participle wound  /wɑʊnd/)
to twist something around something else or turn something in a circle : [T] She wound the string around the spool . To wind a mechanical device is to cause it to work by turning a key or handle .
(Definition of wind verb (TWIST) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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