Translation of "wind" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

wind

noun uk /wɪnd/ us /wɪnd/
CURRENT OF AIR 气流

A1 [ C or U ] a current of air moving approximately horizontally, especially one strong enough to be felt

风;气流
There isn't enough wind to fly a kite. 风不够大,风筝飞不起来。
The forecast warned of winds of up to 60 miles an hour today. 天气预报警告说今天有时速高达60英里的大风。
There was a light wind blowing. 微风轻拂。
Strong/High winds made the crossing very choppy. 大风使横渡变得非常不舒服。
The sails flapped in the wind. 风帆在风中啪啪地拍打着。
literary There wasn't a breath of (= even a slight amount of) wind. 没有一丝风。
A gust of wind suddenly caught her skirt. 突然一阵风吹动了她的裙子。
The wind is beginning to pick up (= get stronger). 风开始越刮越猛。
She ran like the wind (= very fast) to catch up. 她像一阵风似的赶了上去。
BREATH 呼吸

[ U ] mainly UK breath or the ability to breathe

呼吸;呼吸能力
The blow to my stomach knocked the wind out of me.

[ U ] UK informal disapproving words that do not mean anything and false statements

空谈,废话
I rarely bother to listen to politicians' speeches - it's all just wind. 几乎从不费神去听政治家的演讲——都是废话。
BOWELS 肠子

[ U ] UK US gas gas in the bowels or in a baby's stomach, especially when this makes you feel uncomfortable or makes noises

肠气,胃气,肠胃气胀
I like garlic but it gives me terrible wind. 我爱吃大蒜,但吃了肚子胀气很厉害。
the wind section

US also the winds the group of woodwind instruments (= ones played by blowing into a hole near one end)and their players in an orchestra

verb [ T ] uk /wɪnd/ us /wɪnd/ winded
BREATH 呼吸

to make it difficult or temporarily impossible for someone to breathe, usually by hitting them in the stomach

(通常通过击打腹部而)使气急,使呼吸困难
BOWELS 肠子

UK US burp to rub or very gently hit a baby on the back to allow air to come up from the stomach

(用抚拍的方法)使(婴儿)打嗝通气
verb uk /waɪnd/ us /waɪnd/ wound, wound
TURN

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to turn or cause something to turn

绕;使卷绕
She wound the handle but nothing happened. 她转动把手,但是没起什么作用。
Once she was in the car, she wound the window down/up (= caused it to open/close by turning a handle). 她一进到车里,就把车窗玻璃摇了下来/上去。
That noise you can hear is the tape winding back. 你能听到的那种噪声是倒磁带的声音。
→ See also rewind

[ T ] also wind up If you wind (up) a clock or watch, you cause it to work by turning a key, handle, or other device.

给(钟表)上弦,给…上发条

B2 [ I usually + adv/prep ] If a road, path, or river winds, it follows a route that turns repeatedly in different directions.

(道路或河流等)曲折前进,蜿蜒
The river winds through the valley. 河流弯弯曲曲地穿过山谷。
WRAP AROUND 缠绕

B2 [ T usually + adv/prep ] to wrap something around an object several times or twist it repeatedly around itself

包,裹;使缠绕成团
She wound a scarf around her neck. 她在脖子上围了一条围巾。
He wound the string into a ball. 他将绳子缠成一团。
He wound a small bandage round her finger. 他在她的手指上缠了一小条绷带。
winding adjective uk /ˈwaɪn.dɪŋ/ us /ˈwaɪn.dɪŋ/

B2 A winding path, road, river, etc. repeatedly turns in different directions.

弯弯的
There's a very long, winding path leading up to the house. 一条很长的弯弯小路通向这所房子。

(Translation of “wind” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)