how to pronounce winding


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winding is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of winding in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but here we are winding up attacking …”

meanings of winding


  1. Lapping.
  2. One complete turn of something wound.
  3. The act or process of winding (turning a boat etc. around).
  4. Curving or bending movement, twists and turns.
  5. The manner in which something is wound.
  6. A length of wire wound around the core of an electrical transformer.
  7. Something wound around something else.


  1. Spiral or helical.
  2. Twisting, turning or sinuous.


  1. Present participle of wind.

winding frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word winding occurs in english on average 7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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