winding


winding
I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. material (as wire) wound or coiled about an object (as an armature); also a single turn of the wound material 2. a. the act of one that winds b. the manner of winding something 3. a curved or sinuous course, line, or progress II. adjective Date: 1530 marked by winding: as a. having a curved or spiral course or form <
a winding stairway
>
b. having a course that winds <
a winding road
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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