Meaning of drum winding in English:

drum winding

Pronunciation /ˈdrʌm ˌwʌɪndɪŋ/


  • 1The action or result of winding rope, yarn, etc., round a cylindrical drum.

    Recorded earliest in attributive use.

  • 2Electrical Engineering
    An armature winding in which straight conductors are placed on a cylindrical core so as to run lengthways from one end to the other; the action of making such a winding. Contrasted with ring winding .


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Manchester Guardian. From drum + winding.