winder

Definitions of winder
  1. noun
    a worker who winds (e.g., a winch or clock or other mechanism)
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    worker
    a person who works at a specific occupation
  2. noun
    mechanical device around which something can be wound
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    bobbin, reel, spool
    a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound
    reel
    winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod
    filature
    a bobbin used in spinning silk into thread
    shuttle
    bobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads
    type of:
    mechanical device
    mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
  3. noun
    mechanical device used to wind another device that is driven by a spring (as a clock)
    synonyms: key
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    watch key
    winder consisting of a key with a square hole; used for winding some watches
    type of:
    mechanical device
    mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
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