Associations to the word «Wound»

Pictures for the word «Wound»


WOUND, noun. An injury, such as a cut, stab, or tear, to a (usually external) part of the body.
WOUND, noun. (figuratively) A hurt to a person's feelings, reputation, etc.
WOUND, noun. (criminal legal) An injury to a person by which the skin is divided or its continuity broken.
WOUND, verb. (transitive) To hurt or injure (someone) by cutting, piercing, or tearing the skin.
WOUND, verb. (transitive) To hurt (a person's feelings).
WOUND, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of wind
WOUND DOWN, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of wind down
WOUND GALL, noun. An elongated swollen or tuberous gall on the branches of the grapevine, caused by a small reddish-brown weevil (Ampeloglypter sesostris) whose larvae inhabit the galls.
WOUND ROTOR, noun. A type of rotor, that consists of a laminated core which is cylindrical in shape and carries AC current across it. Slip rings are mounted on the shaft.
WOUND UP, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of wind up

Dictionary definition

WOUND, noun. An injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin).
WOUND, noun. A casualty to military personnel resulting from combat.
WOUND, noun. A figurative injury (to your feelings or pride); "he feared that mentioning it might reopen the wound"; "deep in her breast lives the silent wound"; "The right reader of a good poem can tell the moment it strikes him that he has taken an immortal wound--that he will never get over it"--Robert Frost.
WOUND, noun. The act of inflicting a wound.
WOUND, verb. Cause injuries or bodily harm to.
WOUND, verb. Hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego".
WOUND, adjective. Put in a coil.

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