windmill

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windmill englannista suomeksi

  1. tuulimylly

  2. tuulivoimalla toimiva mylly

  1. Substantiivi

  2. tuulimylly

  3. tuulihyrrä

  4. Verbi

  5. pyörittää, kieputtaa, huiskia

  6. pyöriä, kieppua

windmill englanniksi

  1. A machine which translates linear motion of wind to rotational motion by means of adjustable vanes called sails.

  2. (quote-journal)

  3. The structure containing such machinery.

  4. A child's toy consisting of vanes mounted on a stick that rotate when blown by a person or by the wind.

  5. A dunk where the dunker swings his arm in a circular motion before throwing the ball through the hoop.

  6. A pitch where the pitcher swings his arm in a circular motion before throwing the ball.

  7. A movesWindmill|guitar move where the strumming hand mimics a turning windmill.

  8. A breakdancing move in which the dancer rolls his/her torso continuously in a circular path on the floor, across the upper chest, shoulders and back, while twirling the legs in a V shape in the air.

  9. (c) Any of various muscle exercises in which a large deal of the body makes a great circle, typically one where a kettlebell is raised overhead and the torso is rotated to the other side with the hand reaching its foot (hitting the core, glutes, hamstrings, trapezius, rhomboids, deltoids and cuffs) but sometimes even a wiper.

  10. Any of various large papilionid butterflies of the genus (taxlink), the wings of which resemble the vanes of a windmill.

  11. The shower.

  12. An imaginary enemy, but presented as real.

  13. To rotate with a sweeping motion.

  14. ''She ran down the hill, windmilling her arms with glee.''

  15. 1969, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Dial, 2005, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)59,https://archive.org/details/slaughterhousefi00vonn_0

  16. The main thing now was to find the steering wheel. At first, Billy windmilled his arms, hoping to find it by luck.
  17. (quote-book)

  18. 2005, Gideon Defoe, ''The Pirates!: in an adventure with Ahab'', page 140

  19. As the Pirate Captain strained at the ham, the whale began to spasm and buck about in the water. Its tail thrashed wildly up and down. Its flippers windmilled in the air uselessly.
  20. Of a rotating part of a machine, to (become disengaged and) rotate freely.

  21. ''The axle broke and the wheel windmilled in place briefly before careening through the wall.''

  22. 2000, Walter J. Boyne, Philip Handleman, ''Brassey's Air Combat Reader'', page 18

  23. When he went to switch on his rotary engine again, the Le Rhone refused to pick up. Nothing happened! The propeller simply windmilled in the slip stream. Garros knew immediately what was wrong and cursed himself for his imbecility.
  24. 2006, James R. Hansen, ''First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong'', page 134

  25. (..) the propeller blade on number-four engine windmilled in the air stream. "I wasn't too concerned about it, really," recalls Butchart. "B-29 engines are not all that dependable."