Winning headway(Mining), an excavation for exploration, in post-and-stall working.Winning post, the post, or goal, at the end of a race.

(Win"ning*ly), adv. In a winning manner.

(Win"ning*ness), n. The quality or state of being winning. "Winningness in style." J. Morley.

(Win"nin*ish) n. (Zoöl.) The land-locked variety of the common salmon. [Canada]

(Win"now) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winnowed (-nod); p. pr. & vb. n. Winnowing.] [OE. windewen, winewen, AS. windwian; akin to Goth. winpjan winpi- skauro a fan, L. ventilare to fan, to winnow; cf. L. wannus a fan for winnowing, G. wanne, OHG. wanna. &radic131. See Wind moving air, and cf. Fan., n., Ventilate.]

1. To separate, and drive off, the chaff from by means of wind; to fan; as, to winnow grain.

Ho winnoweth barley to-night in the threshing floor.
Ruth. iii. 2.

2. To sift, as for the purpose of separating falsehood from truth; to separate, as bad from good.

Winnow well this thought, and you shall find
This light as chaff that flies before the wind.

3. To beat with wings, or as with wings.[Poetic]

Now on the polar winds; then with quick fan
Winnows the buxom air.

(Win"now) v. i. To separate chaff from grain.

Winnow not with every wind.
Ecclus. v. 9.

(Win"now*er) n. One who, or that which, winnows; specifically, a winnowing machine.

(Win"now*ing), n. The act of one who, or that which, winnows.

(Win"row`) n. A windrow.

(Win"sing) a. Winsome. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Win"some) a. [Compar. Winsomer ; superl. Winsomest.] [AS. wynsum, fr. wynn joy; akin to OS. wunnia, OHG. wunna, wunni, G. wonne, Goth. wunan to rejoice AS. wunian to dwell. . See Win, v. t., Wont, a.]

(Win"ner) n. One who wins, or gains by success in competition, contest, or gaming.

(Win"ning) a. Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address. "Each mild and winning note." Keble.

(Win"ning), n.

1. The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition.

2. The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, esp, in gambling; — usually in the plural.

Ye seek land and sea for your winnings.

3. (Mining) (a) A new opening. (b) The portion of a coal field out for working.

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