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Synonyms for wind

flatulence

breath

get wind of something

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  • hear about
  • learn of
  • find out about
  • become aware of
  • be told about
  • be informed of
  • be made aware of
  • hear tell of
  • have brought to your notice
  • hear something on the grape vine

put the wind up someone

wind down: calm down

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wind down: subside

irritate

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wind something down

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wind something up: end

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wind something up: close down

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wind up

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Synonyms for wind

a natural movement or current of air

to expose to circulating air

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

to introduce gradually and slyly

wind up: to bring or come to a natural or proper end

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a tendency or force that influences events

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empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk

an indication of potential opportunity

the act of winding or twisting

to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

extend in curves and turns

arrange or or coil around

catch the scent of

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coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem

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form into a wreath

raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

References in periodicals archive ?
In China, onshore wind is cheaper than gas-fired power, at $77 per MWh versus $113, but it is much more expensive still than coal-generated electricity, at $44, while solar PV power is at $109.
It means this Government is quite prepared to pull the rug from under the feet of investors, even when this country desperately needs to clean up the way we generate electricity at the lowest possible cost - which is onshore wind.
RenewableUK's chief executive, Maria McCaffery said: "The Government's decision to end prematurely financial support for onshore wind sends a chilling signal not just to the renewable energy industry, but to all investors' right across the UK's infrastructure sectors.
He added: "The decision will have a disproportionate impact on Scotland as around 70 per cent of onshore wind projects in the UK planning system are here.
The turbines, each up to 145 metres high, will have a total capacity of 299 megawatts (MW), giving the Pen y Cymoedd wind farm the highest generating capacity of any onshore wind farm in England and Wales.
Dong Energy, Denmark's large state-owned power company, has stated that it would abandon future onshore wind farms in the country.
But many of those firms have been disappointed by the slow pace of growth in the UK onshore wind sector, pointing to the numerous projects stymied by local councils' myopic planning processes.
Summary: Europe's biggest onshore wind farm, capable of powering 180,000 homes, has been turned on.
Offshore wind has so far taken a back seat to onshore wind farms during the current boom in wind energy development.
Chris Tomlinson, BWEA head of onshore wind, said: ``The current delays aren't good for anyone involved in the process.
since Taiwan started to develop onshore wind power a decade ago, the company has developed about 20 onshore wind farms with an installed capacity of nearly 400 megawatts and an average of only 20 mw per wind farm.
The largest capital cost component is the turbine itself which can account for between 40% and 80% of the total capital cost of an onshore wind installation.
THE Government's announcement this week that public subsidies for onshore wind farms will be cut from April 2016 has, unsurprisingly, been met with mixed reactions.