I. transitive verb (rewound; -winding) Date: 1717 to wind again; especially to reverse the winding of (as film) II. noun Date: 1926 1. something that rewinds or is rewound 2. an act of rewinding 3. a function of an electronic device that reverses a recording to a previous portion

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