Translation of "wind" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

wind

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

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

風;氣流
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。
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

空談,廢話
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。
BOWELS 腸子

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

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

(通常透過擊打腹部而)使氣急,使呼吸困難
BOWELS 腸子

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

(用撫拍的方法)使(嬰兒)打嗝通氣
verb uk /waɪnd/ us /waɪnd/ wound, wound
TURN

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

繞;使捲繞
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 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.

給(鐘錶)上弦,給…上發條

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)曲折前進,蜿蜒
The river winds through the valley. 河流彎彎曲曲地穿過山谷。
WRAP AROUND 纏繞

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

包,裹;使纏繞成團
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。
winding adjective uk /ˈwaɪn.dɪŋ/ us /ˈwaɪn.dɪŋ/

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

彎彎的
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)