a mill that is powered by the wind
windmill, aerogenerator, wind generator(noun)
generator that extracts usable energy from winds
A machine which translates linear motion of wind to rotational motion by means of adjustable vanes called sails.
The structure containing such machinery.
A child's toy consisting of vanes mounted on a stick that rotate when blown by a person or by the wind.
A dunk where the dunker swings his arm in a circular motion before throwing the ball through the hoop.
A guitar move where the strumming hand mimics a turning windmill.
The false shower.
To rotate (itself) with a sweeping motion.
She ran down the hill, windmilling her arms with glee.
Of a rotating part of a machine, to (become disengaged and) rotate freely.
The axle broke and the wheel windmilled in place briefly before careening through the wall.
a mill operated by the power of the wind, usually by the action of the wind upon oblique vanes or sails which radiate from a horizontal shaft
A windmill is a machine that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails. Originally, windmills were developed for milling grain for food production. In the course of history, the windmill machinery was adapted to many other industrial uses. An important non-milling use is to pump water, either for land drainage or to extract groundwater.
The numerical value of windmill in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of windmill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of windmill in a Sentence
When John Mosely’re the last Democrat standing, tilting at that windmill, that windmill is pretty hard.
With Horns Rev 3, Denmark is making windmill history through realizing a significant reduction in the cost of establishing offshore wind farms, the low price is not just good for Denmark, but also for the international green transition.
An unfree mind is just like a windmill inside the bell jar!
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- molí de ventCatalan, Valencian
- větrný mlýnCzech
- molino de viento, molinillo de vientoSpanish
- آسیای بادیPersian
- pyörittää, kieppua, tuulimylly, pyöriä, huiskia, kieputtaa, tuulihyrräFinnish
- moulin à ventFrench
- wynmûneWestern Frisian
- muileann-gaoitheScottish Gaelic
- טחנת רוחHebrew
- քամաղաց, հողմաղացArmenian
- mulino a vento, girandolaItalian
- 風車小屋, 風車, ウインドミル, 風車奏法Japanese
- aserorterivik anorisaatilikKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- kincir anginMalay
- windmolen, windmolentje, molenwiekenDutch
- moinho de vento, cata-ventoPortuguese
- ветряна́я ме́льница, верту́шкаRussian
- vienamül, vienamülöpVolapük
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