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rewind

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English

Etymology

re- "again, back" + wind "turn".

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: re‧wind
  • Rhymes: -aɪnd

Verb

Infinitive
to rewind

Third person singular
rewinds

Simple past
rewound

Past participle
-

Present participle
rewinding

to rewind (third-person singular simple present rewinds, present participle rewinding, simple past and past participle rewound)
  1. To wind back; as, to rewind a VCR, cassette tape, or DVD.
  2. To wind again; as, to rewind an unwound spool of string or tape.

Translations

Noun

Singular
rewind

Plural
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rewind ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of rewinding.
  2. A button or other mechanism for rewinding.
    I meant to pause the picture, but hit the rewind by mistake.

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