beating wind

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  • A beating wind — Beat Beat, v. i. 1. To strike repeatedly; to inflict repeated blows; to knock vigorously or loudly. [1913 Webster] The men of the city . . . beat at the door. Judges. xix. 22. [1913 Webster] 2. To move with pulsation or throbbing. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wind instrument — /wind/ a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, trombone, clarinet, or flute. [1575 85] * * * ▪ music Introduction       any musical instrument that uses air as the primary vibrating medium for the… …   Universalium

  • Wind-powered vehicle — Wind powered vehicles have traditionally been associated with seafaring vehicles that, until the advent of steam engines, relied primarily upon winds which were used to drive the sails of such vehicles to their destinations. In the Western world …   Wikipedia

  • Beating — can mean: *Beating, a Sailing term for making headway against the wind. *Beating up: hitting several or many times causing much bruising. **This is its usual meaning when it is a noun with a number or article, e.g. a beating . *Or see battery… …   Wikipedia

  • Beating — Beat ing, n. 1. The act of striking or giving blows; punishment or chastisement by blows. [1913 Webster] 2. Pulsation; throbbing; as, the beating of the heart. [1913 Webster] 3. (Acoustics & Mus.) Pulsative sounds. See {Beat}, n. [1913 Webster] 4 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beating — Beat Beat (b[=e]t), v. t. [imp. {Beat}; p. p. {Beat}, {Beaten}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Beating}.] [OE. beaten, beten, AS. be[ a]tan; akin to Icel. bauta, OHG. b[=o]zan. Cf. 1st {Butt}, {Button}.] 1. To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sailing faster than the wind — Devices that are powered by sails (such as sailboats, iceboats and sand yachts) can sail (that is, advance over the surface) faster than the wind.[1] Such devices cannot do this when sailing dead downwind using simple square sails that are set… …   Wikipedia

  • Environmental impact of wind power — Livestock ignore wind turbines,[1] and continue to graze as they did before wind turbines were installed. Compared to the environmental impact of traditional energy sources, the environmental impact of wind power is relatively minor. Wind power… …   Wikipedia

  • The Wind That Shakes the Barley (film) — Infobox Film name = The Wind That Shakes The Barley caption = director = Ken Loach producer = Rebecca O Brien cinematography = Barry Ackroyd writer = Paul Laverty starring = Cillian Murphy Padraic Delaney Orla Fitzgerald Liam Cunningham music =… …   Wikipedia

  • Reedless wind instrument — Reedless wind instruments are wind instruments that do not have moving parts in their mouthpieces.Wind instruments are often characterized by their number of reeds, which is typically zero, one, or two. Reedless wind instruments are instruments… …   Wikipedia

  • Speed of the Wind — Infobox Automobile generation name =Speed of the Wind manufacturer =C.T Delaney production =one body style = Land speed record car layout = platform = engine = Rolls Royce Kestrel transmission = wheelbase = length = width = height = weight = fuel …   Wikipedia

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