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Wind

Definition

[n] the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
[n] breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"
[n] a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
[n] a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
[n] an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
[n] empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
[n] a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"
[n] air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"
[v] raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
[v] form into a wreath
[v] coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
[v] wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"
[v] to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
[v] catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"
[v] extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"

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Antonyms

unroll, unwind, wind off