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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.
(Definition of wind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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