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Wind 1Definition: To turn completely, or with repeated
turns; especially, to turn about something fixed; to cause to form
convolutions about anything; to coil; to twine; to twist; to wreathe; as, to wind thread on a spool or into a ball.
Wind 2Definition: To entwist; to infold; to encircle.
Wind 3Definition: To introduce by insinuation; to insinuate.
Wind 4Definition: To cover or surround with something coiled about; as, to wind a rope with twine.
Wind 5Definition: To turn completely or repeatedly; to become coiled about anything; to assume a convolved or spiral form; as,
vines wind round a pole.
Wind 6Definition: To have a circular course or direction; to crook; to bend; to meander; as, to wind in and out among
Wind 7Definition: The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist; a winding.
Wind 8Definition: Air naturally in motion with any degree of velocity; a current of air.
Wind 9Definition: Air artificially put in motion by any force or action; as, the wind of a cannon ball; the wind of a bellows.
Wind 10Definition: Breath modulated by the respiratory and vocal
organs, or by an instrument.
Wind 11Definition: Power of respiration; breath.
Wind 12Definition: Air or gas generated in the stomach or
bowels; flatulence; as, to be troubled with wind.
Wind 13Definition: Air impregnated with an odor or scent.
Wind 14Definition: A direction from which the wind may blow; a point of the compass; especially, one of the cardinal
points, which are often called the four
Wind 15Definition: A disease of sheep, in which the intestines are distended with air, or rather affected with a violent inflammation. It
occurs immediately after shearing.
Wind 16Definition: Mere breath or talk; empty effort; idle
Wind 17Definition: The dotterel.
Wind 18Definition: To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate.
Wind 19Definition: To perceive or follow by the scent; to scent; to nose; as, the
hounds winded the game.
Wind 20Definition: To drive hard, or force to violent exertion, as a horse, so as to render scant of wind; to put out of breath.
Wind 21Definition: To rest, as a horse, in order to allow the breath to be recovered; to breathe.
Wind 22Definition: To blow; to sound by blowing;
esp., to sound with prolonged and mutually involved
wind 23Definition: the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
wind 24Definition: breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
wind 25Definition: a reflex that
expels intestinal gas through the anus
wind 26Definition: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
wind 27Definition: an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
wind 28Definition: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk;
"that''s a lot of wind";
"don''t give me any of that jazz"
wind 29Definition: a tendency or force that
influences events; "the
winds of change"
wind 30Definition: 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 atmo
wind 31Definition: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
wind 32Definition: form into a wreath
wind 33Definition: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
wind 34Definition: wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"
wind 35Definition: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river
winds through the hills"; "the path
meanders through the
vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout
wanders through the entire body"
wind 36Definition: catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the
wind 37Definition: extend in
turns; "The road
winds around the lake"