WIND

acronym: weather information display
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Wind

Measured in knots and degrees in the direction it is coming FROM. e.g. 270 degrees is a wind going towards the East...
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wind

[n] - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure 2. [n] - a tendency or force that influences events 3. [n] - empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk 4. [n] - breath 5. [n] - the act of winding or twisting 6. [v] - extend in curves and turns 7. [v] -...
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Wind

On some tape machines, the wind control moves the tape to the take-up reel faster than the play mode but slow enough to give the tape a smooth packing onto the reel.
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Wind

Air in motion in the atmosphere.
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Wind

Wind transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Wound (wound) (rarely Winded ); present participle & verbal noun Winding .] [ Middle English winden , Anglo-Saxon windan ; akin to Old Saxon windan , D. & Ge...
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Wind

Wind intransitive verb 1. To turn completely or repeatedly; to become coiled about anything; to assume a convolved or spiral form; as, vines wind round a pole. « So swift your judgments turn and wind Dryden. 2. To have a circular course or directi...
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Wind

Wind noun The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist; a winding.
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Wind

Wind (wĭnd, in poetry and singing often wīnd; 277) noun [ Anglo-Saxon wind ; akin to Old Saxon , OFries., D., & German wind , Old High German wint , Dan. & Swedish vind , Icelandic vindr , Goth winds , W. gwynt , Latin ventus
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wind

1. To turn completely or repeatedly; to become coiled about anything; to assume a convolved or spiral form; as, vines wind round a pole. 'So swift your judgments turn and wind.' (Dryden) ... 2. To have a circular course or direction; to crook; to bend; to meander; as, to wind in and out among trees. 'And where the valley winded out below, The murmu...
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wind

winding noun the act of winding or twisting; `he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind`
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wind

jazz 2 nothingness noun empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; `that`s a lot of wind`; `don`t give me any of that jazz`
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Wind

• (n.) The region of the pit of the stomach, where a blow may paralyze the diaphragm and cause temporary loss of breath or other injury; the mark. • (n.) Air or gas generated in the stomach or bowels; flatulence; as, to be troubled with wind. • (v. t.) To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate. • (v. t.) To perceive or foll...
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wind

in climatology, the movement of air relative to the surface of the Earth. Winds play a significant role in determining and controlling climate and ... [43 related articles]
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Wind

Wind was 19th century British slang for strong liquor, gin.
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Wind

Wind is the flow of gases on a large scale. On the surface of the Earth, wind consists of the bulk movement of air. In outer space, solar wind is the movement of gases or charged particles from the sun through space, while planetary wind is the outgassing of light chemical elements from a planet`s atmosphere into space. Winds are commonly classif....
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Wind

Air moving horizontally and/or vertically.
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WIND

Air that flows in relation to the earth's surface, generally horizontally. There are four areas of wind that are measured: direction, speed, character (gusts and squalls), and shifts. Surface winds are measured by wind vanes and anemometers, while upper level winds are detected through pilot balloons, rawin, or aircraft reports.
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Wind

Air in motion relative to the surface of the earth. Because the vertical (up/down) component of wind is generally small compared to the horizontal component, wind generally refers to the horizontal wind. When the vertical component is discussed, vertical wind is commonly used.
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wind

Air in motion, ranging from still (no wind) to a breeze (slight wind) to a gale (strong wind) or hurricane. See also wind speed.
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wind

wind, flow of air relative to the earth's surface. A wind is named according to the point of the compass from which it blows, e.g., a wind blowing from the north is a north wind.Sections in this article:IntroductionWind Direction and VelocityPrevailing Winds and General Circulation PatternsLocalized...
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wind

Type: Term Definitions: 1. anemophobia.
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wind

Lateral movement of the Earth's atmosphere from high-pressure areas (anticyclones) to low-pressure areas (depressions). Its speed is measured using an anemometer or by studying its effects on, for example, trees by using the Beaufort scale. Although modified by features such as land and w...
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Wind

To catch the scent of game.
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Wind

[Miami] Wind Tower is a skyscraper in Downtown Miami, Florida, United States. It was completed in early 2008. It is located adjacent to the River Front East complex, on the north bank of the Miami River in Downtown. The building is located on Southwest 3rd Street and Miami Avenue. It is 501 ft (153 m) tall and has 41 floors. Floors 1-8 are ...
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