wind

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  • Info Wind is the flow of gases on a large scale. more...
  • This event was for the most part a straight line wind event.
  • In addition, straight line wind damage has also been reported across the region.
  • The same cause gives greater force to the south-west wind. Cited from The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes, by Jagor, et al.
  • The ships had always been driven forward by the south-west wind. Cited from De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2), Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  • It rose rapidly, and was carried toward France by a north-west wind. Cited from Wonderful Balloon Ascents, by F. (Fulgence) Marion
  • The largest wind power station is in Texas and followed up by California.
  • What a change the south-east wind had produced! Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • In the South of France the north-east wind is so called. Cited from La Legende des Siecles, by Victor Hugo
  • The winds can be quite strong at and last for several days.
  • The race was not good because of the wind.
  • Next day was clear and brilliant, with a high north-west wind. Cited from Woman in the Ninteenth Century, Margaret F. Ossoli
  • The south-west wind was shut off by the hills beyond. Cited from After London, by Richard Jefferies
  • A number of areas that lack sun have wind.
  • Temperatures often fall below a few hours after the arrival of the wind change.
  • Wind speed and direction are very important for a successful throw.
  • A strong north-west wind was blowing, and the sea was very cross. Cited from Windjammers and Sea Tramps, by Walter Runciman
  • That afternoon there sprang up the north-east wind for which they had been waiting. Cited from The Path of the King, by John Buchan
  • It is a bright day in March, with a gentle south-west wind. Cited from Pages from a Journal with Other Papers,Rutherford
  • Probably they had been bound in that direction when they first winded us. Cited from Afar in the Forest, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Go out into the north-east wind and sweep the snow away. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
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Meaning of wind

  • noun Air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    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
  • noun A tendency or force that influences events
    the winds of change
  • noun Breath
    the collision knocked the wind out of him
  • noun Empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    that's a lot of wind, don't give me any of that jazz
  • noun The act of winding or twisting
    he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
  • verb Extend in curves and turns
    The road winds around the lake, the path twisted through the forest
  • verb Arrange or or coil around
    roll your hair around your finger, Twine the thread around the spool, She wrapped her arms around the child
  • verb Coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    wind your watch