Definition of motor wind in English:

motor wind


  • A camera winding mechanism driven by a motor.

    • ‘You should hear the motor wind operate to load the film.’
    • ‘For single shots, set the camera's motor wind control AND the switch on the infrared receiver to ‘S.’ In this mode, pressing the trip button on the transmitter will close and re-open the shutter-release contact, causing the camera to shoot one frame.’
    • ‘Perhaps it is because of this solid construction that the motor wind is remarkably quiet.’


motor wind

/ˈməʊtə wʌɪnd/