Meaning of wind

Definition of wind

(noun) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"
breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath
a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
(verb) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"
arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"
catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
form into a wreath
raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

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