Meaning of rewind


Pronunciation: (v.rē-wīnd'n.rē'wīnd&sec), [key]
— v., n. -wound -wind� -wind•ing,
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to wind again.
  2. to wind back to or toward the beginning; reverse.
  1. an act or instance of rewinding.
  2. a function of a tape recorder or tape deck that causes the tape to wind backward.
  3. a push button or other control for reversing or reeling, as on a tape player.
  4. a camera control or mechanism used to wind film back into a film cassette.
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