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wɪndsec·ond wind

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  1. second windnoun

    renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking

    "She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting"; "the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind"

  2. second windnoun

    the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion


  1. second windnoun

    A renewed feeling of energy after a period of activity.


  1. Second Wind

    Second Wind is a song co-written and recorded by the American country music artist Darryl Worley. It was released in March 2001 as the third and last single from the album Hard Rain Don't Last. The song reached #20 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. The song was written by Worley and Steve Leslie.


  1. second wind

    Second wind is a phenomenon in endurance activities where an individual who is out of breath or fatigued suddenly finds the strength or energy to continue at peak performance. It is a renewed energy or strength to continue an activity that seemed taxing or difficult, often coming after a period of tiredness or fatigue. This term is often applied to situations outside of physical activity, referring to anytime someone gains a sudden burst of energy or motivation to persevere.


  1. Second Wind

    Second Wind™s mission is to advance the use of wind data to make wind energy profitable for the businesses and investors who create wind energy plants, painless for the customers who use their products, and practical for the businesses, consumers and utilities that benefit from wind energy as a low-cost and environmentally desirable source of power.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of second wind in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of second wind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of second wind in a Sentence

  1. Millan Mulraine:

    With labor market conditions continuing to be favorable ... we believe that it will be only a matter of time before the housing recovery shifts up a gear or two and provides a crucial second wind to the economic recovery.

  2. Philip Gordon:

    When I don’t have it on, it seems like I get tired quicker, when I put it on, it seems like I can play longer … and from my energy level, it seems like I get a second wind.

  3. Nick Kyrgios:

    Playing out here and having this kind of support has made me have a second wind. I reckon I ’m going to come back and play for a bit longer, i did all I could to prepare to get here. I beat a heck of a player first round and I played a great second round.

  4. Timothy Bono:

    The beauty of a budding rosebud or a magnificent oak tree captures our attention and can provide peaceful diversion from our otherwise busy, stressful and fast-paced lives, if we're feeling down and unmotivated, a simple 10-minute walk outside may be just what we need to elevate our mood and catch a second wind for the work we have remaining in the day.

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