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wind

noun /wind/
(an) outdoor current of air
viento, aire
The wind is strong today There wasn’t much wind yesterday Cold winds blow across the desert.
breath
aliento
Climbing these stairs takes all the wind out of me.
air or gas in the stomach or intestines
gases, flato
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
estado ventoso
windfall noun an apple etc blown from a tree.
fruta caída
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
tráquea
a blockage in her windpipe.
windscreen noun (British ) a transparent (usually glass) screen above the dashboard of a car; windshield(American)
parabrisas
windscreen wipers
a wall usually constructed out from the house wall to protect people on a patio or balcony from the wind.
parabrisas
windsock noun a device for indicating the direction and speed of wind on an airfield.
manga
windsurf /ˈwindsəːf/ verb to move across water while standing on a windsurfer.
hacer windsurf
windsurfer noun (also sailboard) a board with a sail for moving across water with the aid of the wind.
tabla de windsurf
the person controlling this board
windsurfista
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.
veleta
get the wind up to become nervous or anxious
preocuparse
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.
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 Portuguese vento…
in German der Wind, die Luft, die Blähung…
in Catalan vent…
in Japanese 風…
in Chinese (Simplified) 气流, 风…
(Definition of wind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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