wind-up

US [ˈwaɪnd ˌʌp]
UK [ˈwaɪnd ʌp]
  • adj.装有发条的;用手柄操作的;意欲结束的;终了的
  • n.戏弄人或惹人气恼的言语(或行动)
  • Web上发条;发条拧紧现象;向上挥杆时身体扭转
Plural Form:wind-ups  
wind-up
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adj.
1.
装有发条的;用手柄操作的that you operate by turning a key or handle
an old-fashioned wind-up gramophone
装有发条的老式留声机
2.
意欲结束的;终了的;收场的intended to bring sth to an end
a wind-up speech
结束语
n.
1.
(informal)
戏弄人或惹人气恼的言语(或行动)something that sb says or does in order to be deliberately annoying, especially as a joke

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