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  • 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
  • n  a tendency or force that influences events
    the winds of change
  • n  breath
    the collision knocked the wind out of him
  • n  empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk
    that's a lot of wind
  • n  an indication of potential opportunity
  • n  a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
  • n  a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus
  • n  the act of winding or twisting
    he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
  • v  to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    the river winds through the hills
  • v  extend in curves and turns
    The road winds around the lake
  • v  arrange or or coil around
  • v  catch the scent of; get wind of
  • v  coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem
    wind your watch
  • v  form into a wreath
  • v  raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

  • These days, the coolest eco-savvy accessory is a wind turbine for your home.
  • The measures approved by the state Legislature Friday night would have required California to get a third of its energy from renewable sources like wind, solar and geothermal by .
  • In the fierce wind at Djmila, he finds the natural renewal that defies the despair leading to suicide: "The violent bath of sun and wind drained me of all strength.
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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger in Reuters
    We have had three things come together -- very dry areas, very hot weather and a lot of wind. This makes the perfect storm for fire,Schwarzenegger said at Lake Arrowhead, where blazes threatened two nearby mountain communities.
  • President Bush in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
    That's one of the reasons why we're accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy and doubling our use of renewable energy sources like wind and solar power - steps that have the potential to create whole new industries and hundreds of... Barack Obama http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHQ0yfPaaXFGqLKymRgcres0I2nuA International Business Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/33502/20100708/obama-s-commitment-to-solar-technology-job-creation-and-economic-recovery.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEn9M_bWEvzCCIEVZbQhz97Eu2XDg Jul 8, 2010 110435 144999 wind Energy was one of the six main topics in Tuesday's speech, with Bush saying we must continue changing the way America generates electric power -- by even greater use of clean-coal technology, solar and wind energy, and clean, safe nuclear power."

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