Translation of "wind" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] (CURRENT OF AIR) 气流 uk us /wɪnd/

a current of air moving approximately horizontally, especially one strong enough to be felt

There isn't enough wind to fly a kite. 风不够大,风筝飞不起来。
The weather 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 unpleasant. 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。

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