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wind

noun /wind/
(an) outdoor current of air
der Wind
The wind is strong today There wasn’t much wind yesterday Cold winds blow across the desert.
breath
die Luft
Climbing these stairs takes all the wind out of me.
air or gas in the stomach or intestines
die Blähung
His stomach pains were due to wind.
windy adjective
windig
a windy hill-top a windy day It’s windy today.
windiness noun
die Windigkeit
windfall noun an apple etc blown from a tree.
das Fallobst
any unexpected gain or success.
unverhoffter Glücksfall
windmill noun a machine with sails that work by wind power, for grinding corn or pumping water.
die Windmühle
windpipe noun the passage for air between mouth and lungs.
die Luftröhre
windscreen noun (American windshield) a transparent (usually glass) screen above the dashboard of a car
die Windschutzscheibe
windscreen wipers
a wall usually constructed out from the house wall to protect people on a patio or balcony from the wind.
der Windschutz
windsock noun a device for indicating the direction and speed of wind on an airfield.
der Windsack
windsurf /ˈwindsəːf/ verb to move across water while standing on a windsurfer.
das Windsurfen
windsurfer noun (also sailboard) a board with a sail for moving across water with the aid of the wind.
der Windsurfer(brett)
the person controlling this board
der Windsurfer
windsurfing noun
das Windsurfen
windswept adjective exposed to the wind and showing the effects of it
vom Wind gepeitscht
windswept hair a windswept landscape.
get the wind up to become nervous or anxious
Muffensausen bekommen
She got the wind up when she realized how close we were to the edge.
get wind of to get a hint of or hear indirectly about
Wind bekommen von
She became very excited when she got wind of the news.
get one’s second wind to recover one’s natural breathing after breathlessness.
wieder zu Atem kommen
in the wind about to happen
in der Luft liegen
A change of policy is in the wind.
like the wind very quickly
wie der Wind
The horse galloped away like the wind.
Translations of “wind”
in Korean 바람…
in Arabic ريح…
in French vent, souffle, gaz…
in Italian vento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氣流, 風…
in Russian ветер, газы, метеоризм…
in Turkish rüzgâr, yel, hava…
in Polish wiatr, wiatry…
in Spanish viento, aire, aliento…
in Portuguese vento…
in Catalan vent…
in Japanese 風…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气流, 风…
(Definition of wind from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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