winded

Definitions

  • Method of Using the Winding-Sticks
    Method of Using the Winding-Sticks
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj winded breathing laboriously or convulsively
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The north wind doth blow The north wind doth blow
THEN THERE CAME A WIND SO STRONG THAT IT BLEW OFF CURDKEN'S HAT THEN THERE CAME A WIND SO STRONG THAT IT BLEW OFF CURDKEN'S HAT
Steps wind up between a rock wall and trees Steps wind up between a rock wall and trees
Winding the Skein Winding the Skein
DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE FOR A LOW BALL AGAINST THE WIND DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE FOR A LOW BALL AGAINST THE WIND
DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE FOR A HIGH BALL WITH THE WIND DRIVER AND BRASSY. STANCE FOR A HIGH BALL WITH THE WIND
A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. STANCE A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. STANCE
A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. TOP OF THE SWING A LOW BALL (AGAINST WIND) WITH THE CLEEK. TOP OF THE SWING

Quotations

  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil%20Gibran
    “And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.”
  • Evelyn Ashford
    Evelyn Ashford
    “I can feel the wind go by when I run. It feels good. It feels fast.”
  • William Shakespeare
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    “Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.”
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    “If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.”
  • Sri Ramakrishna
    Sri Ramakrishna
    “The grace of God is a wind which is always blowing.”
  • Bible
    Bible
    “Sow to the wind and you will reap a whirlwind.”

Idioms

Don't know whether to wind a watch or bark at the moon - If you don't know what to do, you don't know whether to wind a watch or bark at the moon.
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Get wind of - If you get wind of something, you hear or learn about it, especially if it was meant to be secret.
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It's an ill wind that blows no good - This is said when things have gone wrong; the idea being that when bad things happen, there can also be some positive results.
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Know which way the wind blows - This means that you should know how things are developing and be prepared for the future.
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Sail close to the wind - If you sail close to the wind, you take risks to do something, going close to the limit of what is allowed or acceptable.
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Scattered to the four winds - If something's scattered to the four winds, it goes out in all directions.
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Second wind - If you overcome tiredness and find new energy and enthusiasm, you have second wind.
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Seven sheets to the wind - If someone is seven sheets to the wind, they are very drunk.
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Throw caution to the wind - When people throw caution to the wind, they take a great risk.
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Twisting in the wind - If you are twisting in the wind, you are without help or support - you are on your own.
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Whistle down the wind - If you whistle down the wind, you abandon, send away or leave something or someone.
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Usage

In literature:

On she flew, right into the eye of the rising tempest, so it seemed, though as yet the wind held to the southward.
"Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships" by W.H.G. Kingston
She immediately again came to the wind.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
At length his hat, driven into a doorway, was recovered, and Larry came battling against the wind to rejoin us.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
After the gale had lasted a week, the wind came round from the northward, and bitter cold it was.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
This made the schooner fall off the wind somewhat.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
If this wind does but hold, we shall make quick work of it.
"Held Fast For England" by G. A. Henty
He want no wind, no wind come.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
He knew the weather, when it would storm and when it would clear, and from what point the wind would blow to-morrow.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
Several times they had scented her tree, but the wind had thrown them off the trail.
"Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children" by Mabel Powers
The winds in front blowing into a 'low' are generally warm winds.
"The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men" by Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
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In poetry:

But if it be not and I lose
All that men live to gain--
I who have little known but hues
Of wind and rain--
"At The Helm" by Cale Young Rice
That so among the rest I may
Glitter, and curle, and winde as they:
That winding is their fashion
Of adoration.
"The Starre" by George Herbert
Gather the leaves from the forest
And blow them over the world,
The wind of winter follows
The wind of autumn furled.
"Feuilles D'Automne" by Duncan Campbell Scott
There was no light in all the land
But the far glare of Mars;
And the wind blew, the wind blew,
It shook the fixed stars.
"The Ballad Of The Hun King's Dream" by Cicely Fox Smith
So many gods, so many creeds,
So many paths that wind and wind,
While just the art of being kind,
Is all the sad world needs.
"The World's Need" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
It is not this wind she is feeling,
Not this cool grass below;
'Tis the wind and the grass of an evening
A hundred years ago.
"The Old Garden" by George MacDonald

In news:

Cleveland has the best shot at building a Great Lakes wind farm.
Great Lakes wind projects struggle for footing.
Wind power makes greenhouses greener.
Global Warmists Feel a Chilly Wind.
Company officials believe the reoccurring outage was caused by the wind.
Romney Aversion to Wind-Power Aid Alienating Republicans.
The wind was blowing, it was cold and icy rain was falling.
Western Wind Energy's Windstar wind farm.
EASTBROOK, Maine — A new, 19-turbine wind farm that has the capacity to supply the equivalent energy needs of 18,000 homes has been completed, developer First Wind said Wednesday.
It's an ill wind that blows nobody good, and that evil wind from the Middle East comes just when Barack Obama needs a distraction most.
"It is coming", said Class 4 Winds and Renewable's Executive Director, AJ Swope as he described the booming wind industry.
Vestas Wind Systems, the wind turbine manufacturer that built four factories in Colorado, announced its third round of job cuts on Tuesday, firing 75 workers at its blade factory in Brighton .
Vestas Wind Systems, the wind turbine manufacturer that built four factories in Colorado, Tuesday announced its third round of job cuts firing 75 workers at its blade factory in Brighton .
The wind power business unveils eco-label to identify goods produced by the wind in bid to attract eyes and dollars of renewable energy fans.
Wilma's Wind Shear , October 2005 A wind shear plot of Hurricane Wilma.
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In science:

We made some simple calculations of the appearance of wind profiles that arise only from the gas hidden from the X-ray source, the so-called shadow wind (Blondin 1994) that is illustrated diagrammatically in Figure 8.
Stellar Wind Variations During the X-ray High and Low States of Cygnus X-1
These results from the UV wind lines indicate that very little mass loss is occurring by a radiatively driven wind for surface regions that are exposed to the X-ray source.
Stellar Wind Variations During the X-ray High and Low States of Cygnus X-1
Consequently, a radiatively driven wind could accelerate to a higher speed before stalling when the gas enters the ionization zone, and thus, the faster wind would result in a lower black hole accretion rate and X-ray luminosity (creating the low/hard X-ray state).
Stellar Wind Variations During the X-ray High and Low States of Cygnus X-1
Although this deflected wind gas is probably not a ma jor accretion source (Blondin 1994), it may affect the accretion dynamics of the focused wind.
Stellar Wind Variations During the X-ray High and Low States of Cygnus X-1
This can and does produce a wind-blown bubble around the WR star in some cases. A key point, though, is that in the case of massive stars we have some problems if we want interacting winds to account for most bipolar nebulae.
Eta Carinae and Nebulae Around Massive Stars: Similarities to Planetary Nebulae?
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