wind-swept

wind-swept
facing the wind, exposed to the wind

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  • wind-swept — /wind swept /, adj. open or exposed to the wind: a wind swept beach. [1805 15] * * * wind|swept or wind swept «WIHND SWEHPT», adjective. exposed to the full force of the wind: »a windswept hillside …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind-swept — [wind′swept΄] adj. swept by or exposed to winds …   English World dictionary

  • wind-swept — /wind swept /, adj. open or exposed to the wind: a wind swept beach. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • wind|swept — or wind swept «WIHND SWEHPT», adjective. exposed to the full force of the wind: »a windswept hillside …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind-swept — wind′ swept [[t]wɪnd[/t]] adj. exposed to or blown by the wind • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • wind·swept — …   Useful english dictionary

  • wind — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fierce, harsh, high, stiff, strong ▪ Rain and high winds are forecast. ▪ There was a stiff wind blowing …   Collocations dictionary

  • wind — wind1 [ wınd ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount a natural current of air that moves fast enough for you to feel it: A cold wind blew and the rain fell in torrents. We ll head back to the shore if the wind picks up (=gets stronger). The helicopter… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wind — I UK [wɪnd] / US noun Word forms wind : singular wind plural winds *** 1) [countable/uncountable] a natural current of air that moves fast enough for you to feel it A cold wind blew and the rain fell in torrents. We ll head back to the shore if… …   English dictionary

  • wind*/*/*/ — [wɪnd] noun I 1) [C/U] a natural current of air that moves fast enough for you to feel it A cold wind blew.[/ex] During the night the wind picked up (= got stronger).[/ex] The helicopter can t reach them until the wind drops (= becomes less… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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