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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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