windup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj windup operated by a mechanism "windup toys"
    • n windup a concluding action
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Usage

In literature:

Our morning meal was like a capital English breakfast, with coffee by way of a windup.
"A Journey to the Centre of the Earth" by Jules Verne
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In news:

That's a windy windup for my latest article in Grantland on a potentially interesting breakthrough in sports medicine known as biologics .
Nice windup, mayor, but we need follow-through .
SF novelist Bacigalupi ( The Windup Girl ) makes a stellar YA debut with this futuristic tale of class imbalance on the Gulf Coast.
Starkville Academy pitcher Julianne Jackson goes through her windup against Washington School on Tuesday.
Ravens not buying Byron Leftwich's windup motion as a weakness.
Among the variety of reasons why prognosticators think the Ravens will have the advantage against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday is Byron Leftwich's long windup .
Here's the windup and the pitch: Fun baseball stories for children.
New Haven Scores Regular Season Windup Win Over Adams Central.
Company to premiere work by David Smooke at Windup Space.
Here's the windup , and the switch.
View full size John Kuntz, The Plain Dealer Cleveland Museum of Art Director David Franklin coming out of his windup Saturday at Progressive Field.
The Jason Dove Diaries screens at the Windup Space Dec 11 at 8 and 9 p.m. At the Ottobar Dec 12 at 10 and 11 p.m. Get issue contents, specials, and highlights in your inbox.
Paolo Bacigalupi is the author of Ship Breaker (Little, Brown, 2010 National Book Awards finalist) and The Windup Girl (Night Shade Books, 2009 Nebula and Hugo Awards for Best Novel).
Look for related events all opening weekend, including parties Friday (Metro Gallery), Saturday (The Windup Space), and Sunday (Pazo).
Ravens not buying Byron Leftwich's windup motion as a weakness .
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