Translation of "wind" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /wɪnd/ us /wɪnd/

wind noun (CURRENT OF AIR)

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

There isn't enough wind to fly a kite. 風不夠大,風箏飛不起來。
The forecast warned of winds of up to 60 miles an hour today. 天氣預報警告說,今天有時速高達60英里的強風。
There was a light wind blowing. 微風輕拂。
Strong/High winds made the crossing very choppy. 強風使橫度變得非常不舒服。
The sails flapped in the wind. 風帆在風中啪啪地拍打著。
literary There wasn't a breath of (= even a slight amount of) wind. 沒有一絲風。
A gust of wind suddenly caught her skirt. 突然一陣風吹動了她的裙子。
The wind is beginning to pick up (= get stronger). 風開始越刮越猛。
She ran like the wind (= very fast) to catch up. 她像一陣風似的趕了上去。

More examples

wind noun (BREATH)

[ U ] mainly UK breath or the ability to breathe

The blow to my stomach knocked the wind out of me.

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

I rarely bother to listen to politicians' speeches - it's all just wind. 幾乎從不費神去聽政治家的演講——都是廢話。

wind noun (BOWELS)

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

I like garlic but it gives me terrible wind. 我愛吃大蒜,但吃了肚子脹氣很厲害。

windverb [ T ]

uk /wɪnd/ us /wɪnd/ winded

wind verb [ T ] (BREATH)

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



wind verb [ T ] (BOWELS)

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



uk /waɪnd/ us /waɪnd/ wound, wound

wind verb (TURN)

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

She wound the handle but nothing happened. 她轉動把手,但是沒起甚麼作用。
Once she was in the car, she wound the window down/up (= caused it to open/close by turning a handle). 她一進到車裡,就把車窗玻璃搖了下來/上去。
That noise you can hear is the tape winding back. 你能聽到的那種噪聲是倒磁帶的聲音。
See also

[ 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.


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

The river winds through the valley. 河流彎彎曲曲地穿過山谷。

wind verb (WRAP AROUND)

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

She wound a scarf around her neck. 她在脖子上圍了一條圍巾。
He wound the string into a ball. 他將繩子纏成一團。
He wound a small bandage round her finger. 他在她的手指上纏了一小條繃帶。
adjective uk /ˈwaɪn.dɪŋ/ us /ˈwaɪn.dɪŋ/

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

There's a very long, winding path leading up to the house. 一條很長的彎彎小路通向這所房子。

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