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- Definition of the verb windup
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Definition of the noun windup
What does windup mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: windups
- a concluding action
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of windup: closing / completion / culmination / mop up
- more generic words: conclusion / ending / termination = the act of ending something
- more specific words:
- consummation = the act of bringing to completion or fruition
- consummation = the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
- finishing / finish = the act of finishing
- finalisation / finalization = the act of finalizing
- follow-through = carrying some project or intention to full completion
- follow-through = the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion
- graduation = the successful completion of a program of study
Alternative definition of the noun windup
- The act of ending or concluding something.
- The last part of something; a conclusion.
- [British] A practical joke or tease.
Definition of the adjective windup
What does windup mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
- operated by a mechanism
- example: windup toys
- adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
- similar: mechanical
Alternative definition of the adjective windup
- Operated by a coiled spring that is wound by hand.
Definition of the verb windup
What does windup mean as a doing word?
- [transitive] [British] To convince somebody that something is true, especially when it is not, often for humorous purposes
"Windup" is a cataloged instance, composition.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Windup
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Volume 43 - Process Control: Feedback Simulation to Process Optimization by John J. McKetta Jr
Unfortunately, there is nothing in the PI control equations presented previously to account for the saturation of any element within the loop, thus leading to the potential for a situation known as reset windup. Basically, windup occurs any time ...
by Barbara L. Drinkwater
Windmill pitch: windup, stride, overhead, acceleration, release and follow- through. Fig. 42.11 Overhand throw: windup, early cocking, late cocking, acceleration. In general, ballistic skills involve transferring momentum from the body to a ...
by Muhammad Rashid Usman
Integral windup: Same as reset windup. See reset windup. Intensive property: Intensive property does not depend on the extent or quantity of a substance. The composition of a salt solution will not change even if it is divided into 10 parts ( say).
by Sidney L. Landau
end, conclusion, termination, fruition, limit, finish, completion, boundary, close, windup, ending, culmination. —v. name, call, designate, style, dub, entitle, title, tag, label, define, specify. termagant n. shrew, virago, nag, scold, fishwife, hellion, ...
by Frank Hoffmann, Frederick J Augustyn, Jr, Martin J Manning
windup toys: Windup toys, toys of motion rather than still playthings, were originally composed of tinplate. They portray people, animals, ...
by Michael D. Holloway, Chikezie Nwaoha
Process Control Reset Windup: With a simple PID controller, integral action will continue to change the controller output value (in voltage, air signal or digital computer value) after the actual output reaches a physical limit. This is called reset ...
An Encyclopedia by Lew Freedman
The first thing you check for is whether the pitcher is using a windup or a stretch when you're on third. Of course, it's easiest when ...
by Random House, Stephen Elliott
upshot, windup 7 destroy, outcome, purpose, remnant 8 boundary, concluda, fragment. leave oft, leftover, terminus 9 cessation, eradicate, extremity, finish off, ...
Although different mechanism may be involved, central sensitization of pain and neuronal 'windup' is thought to play an important role. With peripheral nerve injury, constant sensory nerve bombardment results in reduced firing thresholds, ...
by Frank Hoffmann
Hestarted collectingrecords, playedthem onhisfamily's windup acoustical phonograph, and discovered that some phonographs sounded better than others .
Similes Dictionary (2013)
by Elyse Sommer
crimes Floundering like someone running in deep sand, blind without glasses, burdened with books —George Garrett Flounder like a compass that's lost its needle —Anon A variation: “flounder like a windup watch with— out a dial.
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- Windup Bunny
This silly windup bunny hops around on hard surfaces. The cats aren't thrilled or interested, however.
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- Windup Orchestra
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- Carmona Windup
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- The Windup
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- The Arugam Bay Windup
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- The Windup
Giants v Braves baseball game at AT&T Park with Tim Lincecum pitching. Fenwick Suite 57.
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Video shows what windup means. The act of ending or concluding something.. The last part of something; a conclusion.. A practical joke or tease.. Windup ...
Scrabble value of W4I1N1D2U1P3
The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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