The past form of ‘wind’ is ‘wound’ [/waʊnd/]. “Old-fashioned clocks have to be wound.” ‘Wound’ [/wuːnd/] can be used as a noun and it is pronounced differently. In this case, it can refer to an injury.
What is the two meanings of wound?
1 : an injury that involves cutting or breaking of bodily tissue a knife wound. 2 : an injury or hurt to a person’s feelings or reputation. wound. verb. wounded; wounding.
What does wound up the clock mean?
1wind something up, wind up somethingMake a clock or other device operate by turning a handle or key. ‘he wound up the clock every Saturday night’
How do you spell wound up like a clock?
1. To coil the spring of some mechanism completely by turning a stem or cord, for example: I wound up my alarm clock.
Is it woo or WOOH?
or woo hoo or whoo-hoo
interjection Informal. (used to express excitement, delight, etc.): Woo-hoo! It’s Friday!
What is the past tense of wound?
(wuːnd ) Word forms: plural, 3rd person singular present tense wounds , present participle wounding , past tense, past participle wounded.
What does wind the clock mean?
(idiomatic, figuratively) To return in time to an earlier period of history. quotations ▼
How do you spell wind up a clock?
to make (a mechanism) operational by tightening the mainspring with a key (often followed by up): to wind a clock; to wind up a toy.
How do you spell wound up tight?
adjective tense, strained, wired (slang), nervous, anxious, restless, edgy, jittery (informal), uptight (informal), on edge, jumpy, twitchy (informal), overwrought, fidgety, keyed up I was too wound up to sleep.
What is an 8 day clock mean?
Noun. eight-day clock (plural eight-day clocks) a clock that only needs to be wound once every week.
How do you spell Winge?
Winge means to complain or whine. Winge is primarily used in Australia. It’s a variant spelling of whinge, which is primarily used in both Australia and the U.K.
Is it wind or whined?
As nouns the difference between whine and wind
is that whine is a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound while wind is wind; movement of air usually caused by convection or differences of air pressure.
What are two ways you can interpret the words wound up?
- closed out,
- rounded (off or out),