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wind

noun [C or U] (CURRENT OF AIR)    /wɪnd/
A1 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 unpleasant. 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.Wind and windsStormy weather
(Definition of wind noun (CURRENT OF AIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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