Significado de “wind” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "wind" - Diccionario Inglés

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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.
The forecast warned of winds of up to 60 miles an hour today.
There was a light wind blowing.
Strong/High winds made the crossing very choppy.
The sails flapped in the wind.
literary There wasn't a breath of (= even a slight amount of) wind.
A gust of wind suddenly caught her skirt.
The wind is beginning to pick up (= get stronger).
She ran like the wind (= very fast) to catch up.

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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.
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

windverb [ T ]

uk /wɪnd/ us /wɪnd/ winded


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.
Once she was in the car, she wound the window down/up (= caused it to open/close by turning a handle).
That noise you can hear is the tape winding back.
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[ 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.

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.
He wound the string into a ball.
He wound a small bandage round her finger.
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.

(Definition of “wind” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "wind" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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us /wɪnd/

wind noun (MOVEMENT OF AIR)

[ C/U ] the movement of air outside, esp. when strong enough to be felt:

[ U ] The wind is so strong that it’s hard to keep an umbrella up.
[ C ] We expect light winds from the west today.

wind noun (BREATH)

[ U ] breath or the ability to breathe:

She ran so hard that it took her a few seconds to get her wind (back) before she could speak.
adjective us /ˈwɪn·di/

It will be wet and windy for most of the week.


us /wɑɪnd/ past tense and past participle wound /wɑʊnd/

wind verb (TWIST)

[ I/T ] to twist something around something else or turn something in a circle:

[ T ] She wound the string around the spool.

[ I/T ] To wind a mechanical device is to cause it to work by turning a key or handle.

wind verb (TURN)

[ I always + adv/prep ] (of a road, path, or river) to follow a route that turns repeatedly in different directions:

The river winds through the valley.
adjective us /ˈwɑɪn·dɪŋ/

a winding road

(Definition of “wind” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)