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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.
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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
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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]
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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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