Windmill - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪndmɪl|  American pronunciation of the word windmill
Brit.  |ˈwɪn(d)mɪl|  British pronunciation of the word windmill

noun

- a mill that is powered by the wind
- generator that extracts usable energy from winds (syn: aerogenerator)

Examples

They hope to have the windmill operating again tomorrow.

The pump is actuated by the windmill.

...the windmill slowed down as the wind let up...

Word forms

noun
singular: windmill
plural: windmills
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