wind (something) onto (something)

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wind (something) onto (something)

To wrap, coil, or twist something around on something else. Please be sure to wind the cables back onto the correct spools, or else they'll end up getting tangled. You've got to be careful when you wind the film onto the reel for the first time.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

wind something onto something

 and wind something on
to coil or wrap something onto something. Wind this string onto the ball and save it. If you find the ball of string, please wind on this string.
See also: wind
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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