Spanish translation of “wind”
wind noun /wind/
› (an) outdoor current of air
The wind is strong today There wasn’t much wind yesterday Cold winds blow across the desert. › breath
Climbing these stairs takes all the wind out of me. › air or gas in the stomach or intestines
His stomach pains were due to wind. windward adjective, adverb › facing the wind or on the side facing the wind
a contra el vent
the windward side of the boat/island/mountains. windy adjective (comparative windier, superlative windiest) ›
de mucho viento, ventoso
a windy hill-top a windy day It’s windy today. windiness noun ›
windfall noun › an apple etc blown from a tree.
› any unexpected gain or success.
suerte inesperada, cáida del cielo
wind farm noun › an area of land where a large number of wind turbines for generating electricity are situated
campo eólico, parque eólico
an offshore/onshore wind farm. windmill noun › a machine with sails that work by wind power, for grinding corn or pumping water.
molino de viento
windpipe noun › (anatomy) the passage for air between mouth and lungs
a blockage in her windpipe. windscreen noun › (British ) a transparent (usually glass) screen above the dashboard of a car; windshield(American)
windscreen wipers › a wall usually constructed out from the house wall to protect people on a patio or balcony from the wind.
windsock noun › a device for indicating the direction and speed of wind on an airfield.
windsurf /ˈwindsəːf/ verb › to move across water while standing on a windsurfer.
windsurfer noun › (also sailboard) a board with a sail for moving across water with the aid of the wind.
› the person controlling this board
windsurfing noun ›
windswept adjective › exposed to the wind and showing the effects of it
azotado por el viento, despeinado
windswept hair a windswept landscape. wind turbine noun › a modern type of windmill that generates electricity using wind power.
molino de viento, aerogenerador
wind vane noun › a mechanical device with a rotating pointer that shows the direction of the wind; weathervane.
get the wind up › to become nervous or anxious
She got the wind up when she realized how close we were to the edge of the cliff. get wind of › to get a hint of or hear indirectly about
enterarse de algo
She became very excited when she got wind of the news. get one’s second wind › to recover one’s natural breathing after breathlessness.
recobrar el aliento
in the wind › about to happen
estar a punto
A change of policy is in the wind. like the wind › very quickly
como el viento
The horse galloped away like the wind.