wind: significato e definizioni

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  • Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
  • A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
  • The direction from which a movement of air comes: The wind is north-northwest.
  • A movement of air coming from one of the four cardinal points of the compass: the four winds.
  • Moving air carrying sound, an odor, or a scent.
  • Breath, especially normal or adequate breathing; respiration: had the wind knocked out of them.
  • Gas produced in the stomach or intestines during digestion; flatulence.
  • Music The brass and woodwinds sections of a band or orchestra. Often used in the plural.
  • Music Wind instruments or their players considered as a group. Often used in the plural.
  • Music Woodwinds. Often used in the plural.
  • Something that disrupts or destroys: the winds of war.
  • A tendency; a trend: the winds of change.
  • Information, especially of something concealed; intimation: Trouble will ensue if wind of this scandal gets out.
  • Speech or writing empty of meaning; verbiage: His remarks on the subject are nothing but wind.
  • Vain self-importance; pomposity: an expert who was full of wind even before becoming famous.
  • To expose to free movement of air; ventilate or dry.
  • To detect the smell of; catch a scent of.
  • To pursue by following a scent.
  • To cause to be out of or short of breath.
  • To afford a recovery of breath: stopped to wind and water the horses.
  • before the wind Nautical In the same direction as the wind.
  • close to the wind Nautical As close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing.
  • in the wind Likely to occur; in the offing: Big changes are in the wind.
  • near the wind Nautical Close to the wind.
  • near the wind Close to danger.

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