Meaning of WINDING in English

I. ˈwīn-diŋ 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


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

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