Wind in a sentence as a noun

If you take the Kima offer, you will wind up doing an equity round.

People have been working on shrouded wind turbines for decades.

When I became a teenager, I got wind that it wasn't something "cool" and got spooked.

Give your customers a window on their apps going dark, if appropriate.

I don't know why, in 2013, people are surprised when they use PayPal and wind up without access to the money for months or years.

It was like the wind was sucked out of the room behind the barrier, but the floor was so loud only the two all-male teams heard the question.

Occam's razor says that Uber got wind of this launch and quickly wrote up a blog post announcing the same thing in order to spear it.

Options really shine when they wind up on a level playing field with the preferred stock and they tend to dim commensurately to the extent they do not.

With ISOs, the value of the spread becomes subject to AMT and you can wind up paying large taxes that way in spite of the supposed tax benefits of ISOs.

But the longer-term political winds are against it, in my view, and it will prove a temporary obstacle at most as the modern tech impetus advances.

Things like solar and wind have some problems in this, as they can contribute instability to the overall system - if the wind dies, you have to have hot standby power to keep voltage levels up.

Wind in a sentence as a verb

We want the database to enforce validity because there will always wind up being tools outside the OO library that need to access the database and we don't want those tools to screw up the data.

If all the plutonium produced by civilian nuclear power was pulverized and spread in populated areas, it would not make nuclear reactors as dangerous to people as wind power.

This is the wind-down from "procrastination mode", and watching Mixergy reminds me that there are people out there busting their asses right now and taking all of my future customers or client dollars.- Put on some good coding music.

As I lie in bed looking up into the darkness, a boundless expanse of tens of millions of miles of absolutely nothing lies between me, and a small man made robot with the martian wind gusting and whistling gently over it.

It is no secret that many persons of privilege of this type will wind up frittering away their lives with little focus or purpose and will never develop the character traits that would enable them to excel in life.

There are youtube videos attesting to its efficacy on the femoral arteries of swine, however these videos ignore the effect wind has upon the powder in a combat setting, and the exothermic reaction that takes place to create the plug.

"The idea that I can be presented with a problem, set out to logically solve it with the tools at hand, and wind up with a program that could not be legally used because someone else followed the same logical steps some years ago and filed for a patent on it is horrifying.

Back before we had fancy alloy springs and were forced to use Steel as the material for mainsprings because that's all we knew, watches had problems where a freshly wound watch would run fast and a watch that hasn't been wound for a day or so would start to run slow, as the strength of the spring tapered off. The Geneva Drive was a solution, though it's more of a hack, to only let the spring release power inside the middle of it's power arc, by preventing the watch from unwinding past a certain low point and preventing the user from winding the spring up to it's strongest point.

This John Carmack quote is relevant and shares your sentiments:"The idea that I can be presented with a problem, set out to logically solve it with the tools at hand, and wind up with a program that could not be legally used because someone else followed the same logical steps some years ago and filed for a patent on it is horrifying.

I still remember the days when I was so dissatisfied with my lack of writing skills that I decided to devour the subject with a non-stop investment of thousands of hours of work specifically aimed at improving those skills - and the seemingly fruitless results of what seemed to be mediocre output at the time - only to wind up, in time, with some degree competence in that area, competence that has served me well professionally and otherwise as I now exercise that skill set in various ways.

Wind definitions


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"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"


a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"


breath; "the collision knocked the wind out of him"


empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"

See also: malarkey malarky jazz nothingness


an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"

See also: lead steer hint


a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath


a reflex that expels intestinal gas through the anus

See also: fart farting flatus


the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"

See also: winding twist


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"

See also: weave thread meander wander


extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"

See also: twist curve


arrange or or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"

See also: wrap roll twine


catch the scent of; get wind of; "The dog nosed out the drugs"

See also: scent nose


coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"


form into a wreath

See also: wreathe


raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"

See also: hoist lift