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    Wind

    Wind - Dictionary definition and meaning for word Wind

    Definition
    (noun) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    Example Sentence
    • trees bent under the fierce winds
    • when there is no wind, row
    • the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere
    Definition
    (noun) a tendency or force that influences events
    Example Sentence
    • the winds of change
    Definition
    (noun) breath
    Example Sentence
    • the collision knocked the wind out of him
    Definition
    (noun) empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    Example Sentence
    • that's a lot of wind
    • don't give me any of that jazz
    Definition
    (noun) an indication of potential opportunity
    Example Sentence
    • he got a tip on the stock market
    • a good lead for a job
    Definition
    (noun) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
    Synonyms : wind instrument
    Definition
    (noun) a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
    Synonyms : breaking wind , fart , farting , flatus
    Definition
    (noun) the act of winding or twisting
    Synonyms : twist , winding
    Example Sentence
    • he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
    Definition
    (verb) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    Synonyms : meander , thread , wander , weave
    Example Sentence
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body
    Definition
    (verb) extend in curves and turns
    Synonyms : curve , twist
    Example Sentence
    • The road winds around the lake
    • the path twisted through the forest
    Definition
    (verb) arrange or or coil around
    Synonyms : roll , twine , wrap
    Example Sentence
    • roll your hair around your finger
    • Twine the thread around the spool
    • She wrapped her arms around the child
    Definition
    (verb) catch the scent of; get wind of
    Synonyms : nose , scent
    Example Sentence
    • The dog nosed out the drugs
    Definition
    (verb) coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    Synonyms : wind up
    Example Sentence
    • wind your watch
    Definition
    (verb) form into a wreath
    Synonyms : wreathe
    Definition
    (verb) raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help
    Synonyms : hoist , lift
    Example Sentence
    • hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car
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