rewind

[v. ree-wahynd; n. ree-wahynd]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), rewound or (Rare) rewinded; rewinding.
1.
to wind again.
2.
to wind back to or toward the beginning; reverse.
noun
3.
an act or instance of rewinding.
4.
a function of a tape recorder or tape deck that causes the tape to wind backward.
5.
a push button or other control for reversing or reeling, as on a tape player.
6.
a camera control or mechanism used to wind film back into a film cassette.

Origin:
1710–20; re- + wind2

rewinder, noun
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rewind
 
vb , -winds, -winding, -wound
1.  (tr) to wind back, esp a film or tape onto the original reel
 
n
2.  something rewound
3.  the act of rewinding
 
re'winder
 
n

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rewind
1717, from re- "back, again" + wind (v.). Noun meaning "mechanism for rewinding film or tape" is recorded from 1938.
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Example sentences
Of course, if you rewind the movie of the history of a galaxy, you will see the stages of its formation in reverse order.
The film studios are now desperate to rewind their video businesses back to better times.
Yet, rewind the clock a bit, and one can achieve some clarity from this muddy picture.
It was one of those sets where you wish you could rewind it and experience the whole thing over again, right now.
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