noun (wikipedia, Beaufort scale)
(context, countable, uncountable) Movement of air usually caused by convection or differences in air pressure.
The blew through her hair, standing on the deck of the ship.verb
The winds in Chicago are fierce.
(rfex) (countable) The force developed by the movement of air, expressed as pressure.
(rfex) (uncountable) The ability to exert oneself without feeling short of breath.
(context, India and Japan) One of the five basic elements (see w:Classical_element, Wikipedia article on the Classical elements).
Give me a minute before we jog the next mile " I need a second .
Ewww. Someone passed .
(context, uncountable, colloquial) flatus, Flatus.
(rfex) (transitive) To blow air through a wind instrument or horn to make a sound.
(transitive) To cause (someone) to become breathless, often by a blow to the abdomen.
The boxer was winded during round two.
I can"t run another step — I"m winded.
(reflexive) To exhaust oneself to the point of being short of breath.
- A strong cable consisting of twisted strands of wire, generally intended for supporting heavy loads.