The Global Geospace Science WIND satellite is a NASA science spacecraft launched at 04:31:00 EST on November 1, 1994 from launch pad 17B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Merritt Island, Florida aboard a McDonnell Douglas Delta II 7925-10 rocket. WIND was designed and manufactured by Martin Marietta Astro Space Division in East Windsor, New Jersey. The satellite is a spin stabilized cylindrical satellite with a diameter of 2.4 m and a height of 1.8 m.

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Wind is a film released in 1992. The movie was directed by Carroll Ballard and starred Matthew Modine, Jennifer Grey and Cliff Robertson.

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  1. Real or perceived movement of atmospheric air usually caused by convection or differences in air pressure.
  2. Air artificially put in motion by any force or action.
  3. The ability to exert oneself without feeling short of breath.
  4. One of the five basic elements (see ).
  5. Flatus.
  6. Breath modulated by the respiratory and vocal organs, or by an instrument.
  7. A direction from which the wind may blow; a point of the compass; especially, one of the cardinal points, which are often called the "four winds".
  8. A disease of sheep, in which the intestines are distended with air, or rather affected with a violent inflammation. It occurs immediately after shearing.
  9. Mere breath or talk; empty effort; idle words.
  10. A bird, the dotterel.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. The act of winding or turning; a turn; a bend; a twist.


  1. To blow air through a wind instrument or horn to make a sound.
  2. To cause (someone) to become breathless, often by a blow to the abdomen.
    The boxer was winded during round two.
  3. To exhaust oneself to the point of being short of breath.
    I can’t run another step — I’m winded.
  4. To turn a boat or ship around, so that the wind strikes it on the opposite side.
  5. To expose to the wind; to winnow; to ventilate.
  6. To perceive or follow by scent.
    The hounds winded the game.
  7. To rest (a horse, etc.) in order to allow the breath to be recovered; to breathe.

Verb (etymology 2)

  1. To turn coils of (a cord or something similar) around something.
    to wind thread on a spool or into a ball
  2. To tighten the spring of the clockwork mechanism such as that of a clock.
  3. To entwist; to enfold; to encircle.
  4. To travel, or to cause something to travel, in a way that is not straight.
    Vines wind round a pole.
  5. To have complete control over; to turn and bend at one's pleasure; to vary or alter or will; to regulate; to govern.
  6. To introduce by insinuation; to insinuate.
  7. To cover or surround with something coiled about.
    to wind a rope with twine

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