1. Noun.  (context, countable) Real or perceived movement of atmospheric air usually caused by convection or differences in air pressure.
  2. Noun.  (context, countable) The ability to exert oneself without feeling short of breath.
  3. Noun.  (India, and) One of the five basic elements (see Wikipedia article on the Classical elements).
  4. Noun.  (context, uncountable) Flatus.
  5. Verb.  (transitive) To blow air through a wind instrument or horn to make a sound.
  6. Verb.  (transitive) To cause (someone) to become breathless, often by a blow to the abdomen.
  7. Verb.  (reflexive) To exhaust oneself to the point of being short of breath.
  8. Verb.  (transitive) To turn coils of (a cord or something similar) around something.
  9. Verb.  (transitive) To tighten the spring of the clockwork mechanism such as that of a clock.
  10. Verb.  (ergative) To travel, or to cause something to travel, in a way that is not straight.

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