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Engelsk navneord: wind

1. wind (om fænomen) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTrees 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)air current, current of air

Mindre specifikke termeratmospheric condition, conditions, weather, weather condition

Mere specifikke termerair, airstream, blast, blow, boreas, breeze, calm, calm air, catabatic wind, chinook, chinook wind, crosswind, doldrums, draft, draught, east wind, easter, easterly, foehn, fohn, gale, gentle wind, gust, harmattan, headwind, high wind, katabatic wind, khamsin, monsoon, monsoon, north wind, norther, northerly, northwest wind, northwester, prevailing wind, samiel, Santa Ana, simoom, simoon, snow eater, sou'easter, sou'wester, south wind, southeaster, souther, southerly, southwester, squall, tailwind, thermal, west wind, wester, zephyr

Vedrører disse specifikke termerair

2. wind (om fænomen) a tendency or force that influences events

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe winds of change.

Mindre specifikke termerinfluence

3. wind (om handling) breath

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe collision knocked the wind out of him.

Mindre specifikke termerbreathing out, exhalation, expiration

4. wind (om kommunikation) empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThat's a lot of wind.
Don't give me any of that jazz.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)idle words, jazz, malarkey, malarky, nothingness

Mindre specifikke termertalk, talking

5. wind (om kommunikation) an indication of potential opportunity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe got a tip on the stock market.
A good lead for a job.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)confidential information, hint, lead, steer, tip

Mindre specifikke termercounsel, counseling, counselling, direction, guidance

6. wind (om genstand) a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wind instrument

Mindre specifikke termerinstrument, musical instrument

Mere specifikke termerbrass, brass instrument, free-reed instrument, kazoo, ocarina, organ, organ pipe, pipe, pipe, pipe organ, pipework, post horn, sweet potato, whistle, wood, woodwind, woodwind instrument

Omfatter disse specifikke termerbell, embouchure, mouthpiece

7. wind (om handling) a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breaking wind, fart, farting, flatus

Mindre specifikke termerinborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex

8. wind (om handling) the act of winding or twisting

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)twist, winding

Mindre specifikke termerrotary motion, rotation

Engelsk udsagnsord: wind

1. wind (om bevægelse) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe river winds through the hills.
The path meanders through the vineyards.
Sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)meander, thread, wander, weave

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel

Mere specifikke termersnake

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningwander

2. wind (om tilstand) extend in curves and turns

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe road winds around the lake.
The path twisted through the forest.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curve, twist

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termerbe

Mere specifikke termercircumvolute, snake, spiral

3. wind (om relation) arrange or or coil around

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRoll your hair around your finger.
Twine the thread around the spool.
She wrapped her arms around the child.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey wind the wire around the stick, The wires wind around the stick

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)roll, twine, wrap

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something PP

Mindre specifikke termerdisplace, move

Mere specifikke termerball, clew, clue, coil, curl, loop, reel, spool

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unroll, unwind, wind off

4. wind (om opfattelse) catch the scent of; get wind of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dog nosed out the drugs.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nose, scent

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termersmell

5. wind (om relation) coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWind your watch.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wind up

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerfasten, tighten

Kan forårsageturn

6. wind (om relation) form into a wreath

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)wreathe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerenlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine

7. wind (om relation) raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hoist, lift

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerbring up, elevate, get up, lift, raise

Mere specifikke termertrice, trice up

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