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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To again move in a circular or spiral direction

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To again move in a circular or spiral direction. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A function of a tape recorder or tape deck that causes the tape to spiral backward; A push button or other control for reversing or reeling, as on a tape player; A camera control or mechanism used to spiral film back into a film cassette.

Usage examples (34)
  • Being able to hit rewind is always good.
  • And so, Paula, I'm going to have you kind of rewind for a moment.
  • Let's just kind of rewind the clock here a little bit and listen to what you said back in January.
  • If they could press "rewind," they would live more in their present and worry less about the future. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''rewind" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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