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English definition of “wind”

wind

noun
 
 
/wɪnd/
MOVING AIR [C, U] A1 a natural, fast movement of air: The weather forecast said there would be strong winds and rain.Wind and windsStormy weather
STOMACH [U] UK (US gas) gas or air in your stomach that makes you feel uncomfortable and sometimes makes noisesDigestive disorders
get wind of sth to discover something that is intended to be a secret: Dad got wind of our plans for a party.Finding and discovering
get your wind (back) to breathe easily again, for example after you have been running → See also throw caution to the wind, second windBreathing and stopping breathing
(Definition of wind noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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