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windmill a machine that uses energy from the wind to turn a large wheel. Windmills are used to grind grain into flour, pump water, and make electricity.
window an opening in a wall or vehicle that lets in air and light and provides a view out. [2 definitions]
window-shop to pass time by looking at goods in store windows without any intention of buying them.
windpipe the tube that carries air between the throat and the lungs in humans and certain animals; trachea.
windscreen the British word for a curved piece of glass or plastic attached to the front of a car or other vehicle to protect the driver and riders from the wind. Windscreen has the same meaning as windshield.
windshield a curved piece of glass or plastic attached to the front of a car or other vehicle to protect the driver and riders from the wind.
windsurfing a sport in which a person stands on a board to which a sail is attached and sails through the water by moving the sail.
windswept exposed to the wind; windy.
wind up (informal) to bring or come to an end. [3 definitions]
windy having a great amount of wind.
wine the juice of grapes that has been fermented and contains alcohol.
wing either of a pair of movable body parts used by birds, bats, or insects to fly. [6 definitions]
winged having wings.
wingspan the distance from the tip of one wing of a bird or plane to the tip of the other.
wingspread the distance from the tip of one wing of a bird or plane to the tip of the other wing when they are spread wide.
wink to close and open one eye quickly, as a sign of agreement or friendliness. [5 definitions]
winner one that wins or is likely to win or succeed.
winning being the one that wins; successful or victorious. [3 definitions]
winter the season of the year between autumn and spring. [4 definitions]
wintergreen a low evergreen found in eastern North America that bears white flowers and red berries. Oil from its leaves is used to make flavoring. [2 definitions]
wintry of, or relating to winter.