Wind Vane

Science / Weather / Wind Vane: An instrument that indicates the wind direction. The end of the vane which offers the greatest resistance to the motion of the air moves to the downwind position.

Other Words for Wind

Wind Adjective Synonyms: puffery, bombast, rodomontade, bluster, boasting, braggadocio, vain speech, blather, (idle or empty) talk, fustian, nonsense, twaddle, humbug, babble, gibberish, gab, hot air, claptrap, hogwash, rot, hooey, boloney, (load of (old)) cobbl
Wind Verb Synonyms: breeze, zephyr, puff, gust, breath, draught, light air, current (of air)
Wind Noun Synonyms: turn, bend, twist, snake, worm, twine, zigzag, slew, swerve, loop, coil, curve, meander, ramble, veer
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Wind

Science / Weather / Wind: Air that flows in relation to the earth's surface, generally horizontally. There are four areas of wind that are measured: direction, speed, character (gusts and squalls), and shifts. Surface winds ar MORE

Weather Vane

Science / Weather / Weather Vane: Originally used as a wind vane, it is an instrument that indicates the wind direction. The name developed based on observations on what kind of weather occurred with certain wind directions. Creative MORE

Wind Relieving (Vatayanasana)

Health / Yoga / Wind Relieving (Vatayanasana): A balance pose. Lie flat on the floor. Bend one knee into your chest and hold the leg with both hands. Bring your chin down to your knee. MORE

Wind Erosion Equation

Business / Agriculture / Wind Erosion Equation: An equation used to design wind erosion control systems, which considers soil erodibility, soil roughness, climate, the unsheltered distance across a field, and the vegetative cover on the ground. MORE

Wind Erosion

Business / Agriculture / Wind Erosion: The detachment and transportation of soil by wind. Wind erosion is a cropland management concern in the Plains states. MORE

Wind Drift

Science / Tides and Currents / Wind Drift: An ocean current in which only the Coriolis and frictional forces are significant. The wind drift embodies an Ekman spiral. MORE

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