Definition of Overwinding

1. Verb. (present participle of overwind) ¹



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Definition of Overwinding

1. overwind [v] - See also: overwind

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Literary usage of Overwinding

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1. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1893)
"... safety catch is designed to prevent overwinding by stopping the engine automatically when at any speed, the break being put on and the steam at the same ..."

2. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME. (1880)
"APPARATUS FOR THE PREVENTION OF overwinding. BY JAMES I'ANSON. Communicated by Professor A. Freire-Marreco, MA THIS arrangement, in common with the various ..."

3. Index of Mining Engineering Literature: Comprising an Index of Mining by Walter Richard Crane (1909)
"I. overwinding and Its Prevention PRECAUTIONS IN overwinding. ... I. APPARATUS FOR THE PREVENTION or WINDING AND overwinding ACCIDENTS AT COLLIERIES AND ..."

4. Handbook of Mining Details (1912)
"overwinding Allowance in Head Gears.—In cases of overwinding, accidents frequently happen from a blow by the liberated end of the rope, and the rope itself ..."

5. A Manual of Mining: Based on the Course of Lectures on Mining Delivered at by Magnus Colbj/orn Ihlseng (1892)
"Hoisting-derricks, construction of; essentials for strength and safety; overwinding, and the devices for preventing the same ; indicators, and the modes of ..."

6. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"Alaska Winding Engines California overwinding and Controlling Devices for Winding Engines (84992 N). H. Newberry, with discussion. 8 pp. ..."

7. A Text-book of Ore and Stone Mining by Clement Le Neve Foster (1897)
"SAFETY APPLIANCES — overwinding—In rapid winding with large drums, a slight inadvertence on the part of the engine-mail may cause the load to be drawn up ..."

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