Definition of winder in English:

winder

Syllabification: wind·er
Pronunciation: /ˈwīndər
 
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noun

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.

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