A device or mechanism used to wind something, especially something such as a watch or clock or the film in a camera.
More example sentences
- The ingenuity of the contraption was that a string was wound around the alarm winder and the other end tied to the bolt.
- 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.
- In the Moderator the spring-driven mechanism was set in motion by a key winder at the top of the lamp base, just below the burner, rather than at the bottom of the base, as in the Carcel lamp.
Definition of winder in:
- The British & World English dictionary