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wind machine

(wɪnd)
n
(Theatre) a machine used, esp in the theatre, to produce wind or the sound of wind
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wind machine

nWindmaschine f
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Its presentation in a dark setting that is illuminated by UV light emphasizes the work's artificiality; wind machines, which cause the grass blades and the mosquitoes to slightly sway, make the work seem more lifelike.
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So why do people like Mr Horwood think the people of Wales should put up with their living space being blighted by mile upon mile of ugly pylons and wind machines marching across our beautiful hills.
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"If it is approved, the Scottish Government will be declaring open war on Scotland's countryside - no landscape will be safe from industrialisation by these high-rise wind machines."