wind into

wind into something

to coil up into something. The snake wound into a tight coil. The rubber bands wound into a knot and were worthless.
See also: wind
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Wind turbines are able to convert about 45% of passing wind into electricity, depending on the wind speed.
Like airplane wings, parafoils get their lift by splitting the wind into two streams, one flowing over the top, curved surface of the kite and another beneath it (see "Lift-off," p.