wind noun definition in Wind topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Wind topic
[countable, uncountable] (also the wind) air that moves quickly as a result of natural forces strong/high winds gale-force winds a light wind a north/south/east/west wind a chill/cold/biting wind from the north The wind is blowing from the south. The trees were swaying in the wind. A gust of wind blew my hat off. The weather was hot, without a breath of wind. The wall gives some protection from the prevailing wind. The wind is getting up (= starting to blow strongly). The wind has dropped (= stopped blowing strongly). wind speed/direction