wind englannista suomeksi
(ux) of wind.
(quote-journal)| title=Unspontaneous combustion| passage=Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesia first began to clear its bountiful forests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrative palm-oil plantations, “haze” has become an almost annual occurrence in South-East Asia. The cheapest way to clear logged woodland is to burn it, producing an acrid cloud of foul white smoke that, carried by the wind, can cover hundreds, or even thousands, of square miles.
Air artificially put in motion by any force or action.
The ability to breathe easily.
News of an event, especially by hearsay or gossip. (non-gloss definition)
Breath modulated by the respiratory and vocal organs, or by an instrument.
- Their instruments were various in their kind, / Some for the bow, and some for breathing wind.
A direction from which the wind may blow; a point of the compass; especially, one of the cardinal points, which are often called the "four winds".
- Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain.
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=5| passage=When this conversation was repeated in detail within the hearing of the young woman in question, and undoubtedly for his benefit, Mr. Trevor threw shame to the winds and scandalized the Misses Brewster then and there by proclaiming his father to have been a country storekeeper.
Types of playing-tile in the game of mah-jongg, named after the four winds.
Mere breath or talk; empty effort; idle words.
A bird, the dotterel.
The region of the plexus, where a blow may paralyze the diaphragm and cause temporary loss of breath or other injury.
''The boxer was winded during round two.''
To cause a baby to bring up wind by patting its back after being fed.
To turn a boat or ship around, so that the wind strikes it on the opposite side.
''The hounds winded the game.''
To turn a windmill so that its sails face into the wind.(cite-book)
- It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherd's plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.
(RQ:Scott Anne)winded through the thickets of wild boxwood and other low aromatic shrubs.
1751, (w), (w)
- The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=4|| passage=Judge Short had gone to town, and Farrar was off for a three days' cruise up the lake. I was bitterly regretting I had not gone with him when the distant notes of a coach horn reached my ear, and I descried a four-in-hand winding its way up the inn road from the direction of Mohair.
1969, (w), ''(w)''
- The long and winding road / That leads to your door / Will never disappear.
To have complete control over; to turn and bend at one's pleasure; to vary or alter or will; to regulate; to govern.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-1)
- Gifts blind the wise, and bribes do please / And wind all other witnesses.
12 October 1710, (w), ''(w) No. 5''
- Were our legislature vested in the person of our prince, he might doubtless wind and turn our constitution at his pleasure.
To introduce by insinuation; to insinuate.
(RQ:Shakespeare Coriolanus)to wind / Yourself into a power tyrannical.
1674, (w), ''The Government of the Tongue''
- 'Tis pleasant to see what little arts and dexterities they have to wind in such things into discourse
To cover or surround with something coiled about.
To cause to move by exerting a winding force; to haul or hoist, as by a winch.
2012, "Rural Affairs", Anna Hutton-North, Lulu.com (ISBN) https://books.google.no/books?id=m7bZAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA33&lpg=PA33&dq=%22wound+the+window%22&source=bl&ots=snv5JI1qoQ&sig=yTknoCP9aVabexTmUJfCmPpJ7Xw&hl=no&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwihoMH-uPvYAhWJesAKHUIYAJkQ6AEIODAEv=onepage&q=%22wound%20the%20window%22&f=false
To turn (a ship) around, end for end.
The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist.
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