Meaning of Windmill



English: Windmill
Bangla: বাতচক্র, ঘাতচক্র
Hindi: विंडमिल
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Definition: 1

any of various machines for grinding, pumping, etc., driven by the force of the wind acting upon a number of vanes or sails.

Definition: 2

(loosely) a wind generator; wind plant.

Definition: 3

Aeronautics. a small air turbine with blades, like those of an airplane propeller, exposed on a moving aircraft and driven by the air, used to operate gasoline pumps, radio apparatus, etc.

Definition: 4

an imaginary opponent, wrong, etc. (in allusion to Cervantes' Don Quixote): to tilt at windmills.

Definition: 5

Aeronautics. (of a propeller engine or turbojet engine) to rotate or cause to rotate solely under the force of a passing airstream.