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Definitions of "winds"

  • Plural form of wind. noun
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wind. verb

The word "winds" in example sentences

For as the first four seals are distinguished from the three last by the appearance of four horsemen towards the four winds of heaven; so the wars of the first four trumpets are distinguished from those of the three last, by representing these by _four winds_, and the others by _three great woes_.. [Observations upon the Prophecies of Daniel, and the Apocalypse of St. John]

I. ii.113 (118,9) Oh, when we bring forth weeds,/When our quick winds lie still] The sense is, that man, not agitated by censure, like soil not ventilated by _quick winds_, produces more evil than good.. [Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies]

As her term winds down, Mrs. Kroes is preparing new sanctions.. [EU Plans Fresh Strike on Microsoft]

We're also going to be watching for critical Supreme Court decisions as the term winds down.. [CNN Transcript Jun 23, 2008]

Even as his term winds down, that means this week's rate hike probably won't be his last.. [Periscope]

But as his term winds down he's promised to take a hard look at some of these cases.. [Press Briefing By Jake Siewert]

I'm wondering if that signals any concern that major legislative accomplishments are becoming increasingly elusive as his term winds down.. [Press Briefing By Joe Lockhart A]

Ritter has a flurry of judgeships to fill as his term winds down. [Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local]

But as his term winds down, Omaha has witnessed a troubling spike in homicides and other gun violence.. [Omaha World-Herald > Frontpage]

As the term winds down, we are bogged down with finals and final papers.. [Yale Daily News: Latest Issue]

From the highlands to the bluffs of the valley through which the Magdalena winds is a huge change.. [Honda Honda, Faster Faster « Unknowing]

Being President has been a true pleasure, but as my term winds-up, I am particularly proud that the Chorale's 36 year tradition of accepting singers without regard to ability to pay survived the worst economy of modern times unblemished.. [Jim Thomas: The Colorado Children's Chorale]

The dilly-dallying about the planet with our forces scattered to the winds is the usual thrashing around of a dying empire.. [A Coast Guard that guards everyone else’s coast « Blog]

I feel putting up with the winds is a fair price for living in this area.. [On Living in or near Veracruz]

He would also observe very curious things going on in our air - ocean; he would see large streams and currents of air, which we call winds, and which would appear to him as ocean-currents do to us, while near down to the earth he would see thick mists forming and then disappearing again, and these would be our clouds.. [The Fairy-Land of Science]

It had not taken into account the earth's rotation, whose force, according to Herschel, "gives at least one-half of their average momentum to all the winds which occur over the whole world;" nor the infinite variation in the movements of the atmosphere which we call winds, caused by the change in the sun's motion, by the differing amounts of vapor held in them, by the physical configuration of the earth below, by the vicinity of the sea or arid deserts, and by the passage of storms or electric currents.. [Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 097, January, 1876]

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