Meaning of WINDER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈwīn-dər ]


Date: 13th century

: one that winds: as

a. : a worker or machine that winds thread and yarn

b. : a key for winding a mechanism (as a clock)

c. : a step that is wider at one end than at the other (as in a spiral staircase)

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.