Definition of autowind in US English:

autowind

noun

  • A mechanism for automatically advancing the film in a camera after a picture has been taken.

    ‘use your autowind to fire off three or four successive shots’

verb

[no object]
  • (of a camera) automatically advance the film after a picture has been taken.

    ‘it autowinds more quietly than the earlier model’

Pronunciation

autowind

/ˈôdōˌwīnd//ˈɔdoʊˌwaɪnd/