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autowinder Syllabification: au·to·wind·er
Pronunciation: /ˈôdōˌwīndər/

Definition of autowinder in English:


A device that automatically advances the film in a camera after a picture has been taken.
Example sentences
  • A magnet is supported upon the L-shaped trigger arm and actuates the autowinder function within the housing.
  • We were not using motors or autowinders which were rarities in the military for photojournalist at that time.
  • The camera has an autowinder interface that allows for continuous shooting, at a rate of 2 frames per second.


Pronunciation: /ˈôdōˌwīnd/
noun& verb
Example sentences
  • Use your autowind or motor drive to fire off three or four successive shots to increase your odds of getting a winner.
  • With an autowind camera, shoot only one frame at a time.
  • If your camera has the autowind feature, it will automatically go to the first frame.
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