winder

[ US /ˈwaɪndɝ, ˈwɪndɝ/ ]
[ UK /wˈa‍ɪndɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. mechanical device around which something can be wound
  2. a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
  3. mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
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How To Use winder In A Sentence

  • Well, sir, I won't say anything about the hextry gas, though a poor widder and sevenpence hextry on the thousand, but I'm thinkin 'if you would give my Rosie a lesson once a week on that there pianner, it would be a kind of set-off, for you know, sir, the policeman tells me your winder is a landmark to' im on the foggiest nights. The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes
  • It amounts to a dark basement with shelving filled with film cans, reel-to-reel winders, thousands of press clippings and photos, stickers, flyers, and a tiny radio.
  • And since sidewinder is going to send one - I've got to get the strangely goofy birthday card out to Ian Copeland. Ow, Ow, Ow, Ow, OW
  • I can vouch there is more dog dirt in Renaissance Florence than the pathways around Windermere and Ambleside - and that takes some beating.
  • The car she has just taken ownership of had manual window winders, not the fancy electric windows like the yellow car that was used in the demonstration.
  • It took the fireroads of the Blue Mountains and the four lanes of the Hume Highway in equal comfort (admittedly not much of that: the only "aircon" was the manual winder handle in the door. The IT Skeptic - Comments
  • If you're going on a mainly pole venue you will generally need more shallow drawer space to store your winders.
  • You therefore get strange devices like automatic watch winders (more, more), the humidors of the chronographic world.
  • Dat can'date pawed de groun 'lak a hoss an' tried to git outen de winder. The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories
  • Windermere train station has regular connections from Bolton.
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