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  • 1 winding up — n. Concluding the affairs of a corporation or partnership that is being liquidated, including paying off debts and distributing the remaining assets. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …

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  • 2 winding — winding, sinuous, serpentine, tortuous, flexuous can all mean curving first one way and then another. Winding, the general and the ordinary term, often implies spiral ascent {winding stairs} {a winding mountain road} When applied to things in a… …

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  • 3 Winding — Wind ing, n. 1. A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream. [1913 Webster] To nurse the saplings tall, and curl the grove With ringlets quaint, and wanton windings wove. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 4 winding-up — The process by which a company dies. Under Part IV of the Insolvency Act 1986, there are three separate procedures a members voluntary winding up where a company is solvent, a creditors voluntary winding up for insolvent companies and a… …

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  • 5 Winding — bezeichnet: den Familienname folgender Personen: Andréas Winding (1928–1977), französischer Kameramann Kai Winding (1922–1983), US amerikanischer Jazzposaunist dänischer Herkunft den Namen folgender Person: Nicolas Winding Refn (* 1970),… …

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  • 6 winding — [wīn′diŋ] n. 1. the action or effect of a person or thing that winds; specif., a) a sinuous path or course b) [usually pl.] devious methods, actions, etc. c) a coiling, spiraling, or twining d) a single turn 2. something that winds; specif …

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  • 7 Winding — Wind ing, n. [From {Wind} to blow.] (Naut.) A call by the boatswain s whistle. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 Winding — Wind ing, a. [From {Wind} to twist.] Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous. Keble. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 winding — index circuitous, indirect, labyrinthine, sinuous, tortuous (bending) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 winding — [adj] bending, turning ambiguous, anfractuous, circuitous, convoluted, crooked, curving, devious, flexuous, gyrating, indirect, intricate, involved, labyrinthine, mazy, meandering, roundabout, serpentine, sinuous, snaky, spiraling, tortuous,… …

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  • 11 winding — ► NOUN 1) a twisting movement or course. 2) a thing that winds or is wound round something. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a twisting or spiral course …

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  • 12 winding up — see liquidation London Stock Exchange Glossary * * * winding up ˌwinding ˈup noun [singular, uncountable] COMMERCE LAW when a business or organization is closed down, especially because it cannot pay its debts: • Redeemable preference shares… …

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  • 13 winding — The wrapping of wire around a core. See excitation winding exciter winding field winding high tension winding hold in winding holding winding inductive winding primary winding …

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  • 14 winding — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. material (as wire) wound or coiled about an object (as an armature); also a single turn of the wound material 2. a. the act of one that winds b. the manner of winding something 3. a curved or sinuous course,… …

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  • 15 Winding — Wind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound) (rarely {Winded}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [OE. winden, AS. windan; akin to OS. windan, D. & G. winden, OHG. wintan, Icel. & Sw. vinda, Dan. vinde, Goth. windan (in comp.). Cf. {Wander}, {Wend}.] …

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  • 16 winding — n. 1 in senses of WIND(2) v. 2 curved or sinuous motion or movement. 3 a a thing that is wound round or coiled. b Electr. coils of wire as a conductor round an armature etc. Phrases and idioms: winding engine a machine for hoisting. winding sheet …

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  • 17 Winding — Wind Wind, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate. [1913 Webster] 2. To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the hounds winded the game. [1913… …

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  • 18 Winding — Wind Wind, v. t. [From {Wind}, moving air, but confused in sense and in conjugation with wind to turn.] [imp. & p. p. {Wound} (wound), R. {Winded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Winding}.] To blow; to sound by blowing; esp., to sound with prolonged and… …

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  • 19 winding — windingly, adv. windingness, n. /wuyn ding/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that winds. 2. a bend, turn, or flexure. 3. a coiling, folding, or wrapping, as of one thing about another. 4. something that is wound or coiled, or a single round of …

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  • 20 Winding Up — A process that entails selling all the assets of a business entity, paying off creditors, distributing any remaining assets to the principals, and then dissolving the business. Essentially, winding up is just another term for liquidation …

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