windup: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (wīnd'up"), [key]
- the conclusion of any action, activity, etc.; the end or close.
- a final act or part.
- the preparatory movements of the arm before pitching a ball. Cf.(def. 22).
- a mechanical object, as a toy or wristwatch, that is driven by a spring or similar mechanism that must be wound.
- an act or instance of winding up.
- windup (Thesaurus)