second wind


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second wind

 (wĭnd)
n.
1. The return of relative ease of breathing after the initial exhaustion that occurs during continued physical exertion.
2. Restored energy or strength.

second wind

(wɪnd)
n
1. (Physiology) the return of the ability to breathe at a comfortable rate, esp following a period of exertion
2. renewed ability to continue in an effort

sec′ond wind′

(wɪnd)
n.
1. the return of ease in breathing after exhaustion caused by continued physical exertion, as in running.
2. the energy for a renewed effort to continue an undertaking.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.second wind - renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking; "She had dinner and got a second wind to finish painting"; "the employers, initially taken by surprise at the pace of developments, regained their second wind"
get-up-and-go, push, energy - enterprising or ambitious drive; "Europeans often laugh at American energy"
2.second wind - the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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