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Meaning of wind

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {wind}, {air current},
           {current of air}]
      2: a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of
      3: breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
      4: empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a
         lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz" [syn: {wind},
         {malarkey}, {malarky}, {idle words}, {jazz}, {nothingness}]
      5: an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the
         stock market"; "a good lead for a job" [syn: {tip}, {lead},
         {steer}, {confidential information}, {wind}, {hint}]
      6: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an
         enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath [syn:
         {wind instrument}, {wind}]
      7: a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus [syn:
         {fart}, {farting}, {flatus}, {wind}, {breaking wind}]
      8: the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old
         clock and gave it a good wind" [syn: {wind}, {winding},
      v 1: 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" [syn: {weave}, {wind},
           {thread}, {meander}, {wander}]
      2: extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake";
         "the path twisted through the forest" [syn: {wind}, {twist},
      3: arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your
         finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped
         her arms around the child" [syn: {wind}, {wrap}, {roll},
         {twine}] [ant: {unroll}, {unwind}, {wind off}]
      4: catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the
         drugs" [syn: {scent}, {nose}, {wind}]
      5: coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a
         stem; "wind your watch" [syn: {wind}, {wind up}]
      6: form into a wreath [syn: {wreathe}, {wind}]
      7: raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist
         the bicycle onto the roof of the car" [syn: {hoist}, {lift},

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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