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Definition of autowind noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    autowind

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈɔːtəʊwaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːtoʊwaɪnd//
     
    (also autowinder
    BrE BrE//ˈɔːtəʊwaɪndə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːtoʊwaɪndər//
     
    )
     
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  1. 1[singular] part of a camera that uses film, which automatically winds forwards so that you can take the next picture
  2. 2[uncountable] the ability of a camera to do this