German translation of 'wind down'
transitive verb separable
1. [car windows etc] herunterdrehen or -kurbeln
intransitive verb (informal)See also wind
(= relax) entspannen
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A second later the engines began to wind down, reverting to a preset power setting.BLACKWATER SOUND (2003)
The visibility had improved slightly, maybe to three miles, the wind down to eight knots - a lazy, hazy day.CORMORANT
As though if they let themselves wind down they'd be out of the race against time.OUT OF THE ASHES
After the mid-morning burst of activity Blackwell had begun to wind down towards dinner.THE SCHEME FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT (2003)
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