Pronunciation: (wīn'dur), [key]
1. a person or thing that winds.
2. a staircase step for changing direction. Cf. flier (def. 9).
3. a plant that coils or twines itself about something.
4. an instrument or a machine for winding thread or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.