Definition - wind

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  1. extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"
  2. an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
  3. empty rhetoric or insincere or exaggerated talk; "that's a lot of wind"; "don't give me any of that jazz"
  4. a tendency or force that influences events; "the winds of change"
  5. 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"
  6. raise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help; "hoist the bicycle onto the roof of the car"
  7. form into a wreath
  8. coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
  9. the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a