windmill

  1. a mill that is powered by the wind
  2. generator that extracts usable energy from winds

Windmill

[testing framework] Windmill is a cross-platform, cross-browser software testing framework, primarily used for testing Web applications. Most users write tests in Python or in JavaScript, but there is also a library that provides Ruby support. Windmill also provides a recorder tool that allows writing tests without learning a programming la...
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Windmill

Windmill is slang for the anus.
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windmill

[n] - a mill that is powered by the wind 2. [n] - generator that extracts usable energy from winds
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Windmill

A mill powered by the wind, used to grind material. There are several types - the post type first appears in the Medieval period, smock and tower are generally later. These rely upon a slight wind to turn sails, which turn internal machinery to turn millstones. In the event of high wind speeds damage may be caused to the machinery - so there are me...
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Windmill

A term at one time used to describe the action of a propeller when revolving freely under the forward airspeed of an aeroplane but without engine power. Also a colloquial term for the rotor of a gyroplane.
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Windmill

Wind'mill` noun A mill operated by the power of the wind, usually by the action of the wind upon oblique vanes or sails which radiate from a horizontal shaft. Chaucer.
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windmill

aerogenerator noun generator that extracts usable energy from winds
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Windmill

• (n.) A mill operated by the power of the wind, usually by the action of the wind upon oblique vanes or sails which radiate from a horizontal shaft.
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windmill

device for tapping the energy of the wind by means of sails mounted on a rotating shaft. The sails are mounted at an angle or are given a slight ... [5 related articles]
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Windmill

[sailing dinghy] The Windmill is a two person one-design sailing dinghy designed by Clark Mills in 1953. It was designed to be inexpensive and buildable by amateur woodworkers, such as father-and-son team. Originally conceived as a follow-on to Mills` popular Optimist dinghy, it proved itself fast and competitive without the complexity of a...
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Windmill

A WECS that is used to grind grain, and that typically has a high-solidity rotor; commonly used to refer to all types of WECS.
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windmill

Berkswell Windmill, West Midlands, England A wind energy conversion system (WECS) that is used to grind grain, and that typically has a high-solidity rotor; the term 'windmill' is often used to refer to all types of WECS. Windmills have been used by humans since at least 200 B.C. for gri...
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windmill

windmill, apparatus that harnesses wind power for a variety of uses, e.g., pumping water, grinding corn, driving small sawmills, and driving electrical generators. Windmills were probably not known in Europe before the 12th cent., but thereafter they became familiar landmarks in Holland, England, Fr...
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Windmill

A windmill is a machine for grinding corn, pumping water etc., deriving its power from the pressure of the wind on its sails.
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windmill

Click images to enlargeMill with sails or vanes that, by the action of wind upon them, drive machinery for grinding corn or pumping water, for example. Wind turbines, designed to use wind power on a large scale, usually have a propeller-type rotor mounted on a tall shell tower. The turbine drives a generator for produ...
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windmill

A device that uses wind power to mill grain into flour. But informally used as a synonym for wind generator or wind turbine, and to describe machines that pump water with wind power.
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Windmill

A device that uses wind power to mill grain into flour. But informally used as a synonym for wind generator or wind turbine, and to describe machines that pump water with wind power.
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Windmill

[chess] In chess, a windmill is a tactic in which a combination of discovered checks and regular checks, usually by a rook and a bishop, can win massive amounts of material. This tactic is also sometimes referred to as a see-saw. ==Examples== In the game pictured at right, Carlos Torre-Repetto makes use of the windmill tactic against Emanue...
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Windmill

[company] ==Games developed== ===Windmill=== ===Windmill Oasis=== ...
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Windmill

[b-boy move] The Windmill (or briefly Mill) is a popular b-boying move. The breaker rolls his torso continuously in a circular path on the floor, across the upper chest/shoulders/back, while twirling his legs in a V-shape through the air. ==Origin== The discovery of this move is credited to Crazy Legs of the Rock Steady Crew from Bronx, NY....
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Windmill

[solitaire] Windmill is a solitaire card game played with two decks of playing cards. It is so called because the initial layout resembles a windmill`s sails. The illustration below shows how the tableau is initially laid out. (A) is for the primary foundation, R for the reserve (8 free cells) and (K) for the secondary foundations, empty at...
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Windmill

A windmill is a machine that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades. The reason for the name `windmill` is that the devices originally were developed for milling grain for food production; the name stuck when in the course of history, windmill machinery was adapted to supply power for many ind.....
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Windmill

[juggling] In juggling, a windmill, or false shower, is a juggling pattern which resembles the shower. It is often considered a prerequisite or preparation for Mills Mess, or the other way around. One hand throws outside (or reverse cascade) and the other throws underarm, so that the outside hand catches while crossed over the underarm hand...
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Windmill

A WECS that is used to grind grain, and that typically has a high-solidity rotor; commonly used to refer to all types of WECS.
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