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anemophobia.

wind

pronounced WIN'd Vox populi The rushing of air from one point to another, generally induced by differences in land temperature. See Fire wind.

wind

A popular term for the result of air swallowing by greedy babies. Air swallowed along with a feed becomes compressed by PERISTALSIS and may cause COLIC and much crying. Slower feeding, dill water and silicone polymer oils, to reduce surface tension and form froth, are helpful.

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Q. second wind My cousin is an experienced aerobic for nearly 2 years. She does vigorous exercises. How a ''second wind'' affects her and what is it?

A. The term ‘second wind is mostly known to the people who are related to the fitness. No matter how fit you are, the first few minutes into vigorous exercise you'll feel out of breath, and your muscles may ache. Your body isn't able to transport oxygen to the active muscles quickly enough. As a result, your muscles burn carbohydrates an aerobically, causing an increase in lactic acid production. Gradually, your body makes the transition to aerobic metabolism and begins to burn nutrients (carbohydrates and fats) aerobically. This shift over to aerobic metabolism coincides with your getting ''back in stride'' (a.k.a. the ''second wind''). The more you train and the more fit you become, the sooner you will get your ''breath'' back and reach an aerobic steady state that you can maintain for a relatively extended duration.

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So somewhat perversely, ETS actually creates an incentive for power companies to keep the top end of their capacity dedicated to fossil fuels as it will help maintain this windfall profit within the marginal cost pricing mechanism.
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Moreover, the court addressed the "windfall" issue, citing the Supreme Court in Hanover Bank, 396 US 672 (1962): "where the benefit claimed by the taxpayer is fairly within the statutory language and the construction sought is in harmony with the statute as an organic whole, the benefits will not be withheld from the taxpayer though they represent an unexpected windfall." Finally, the district court provided that, if Congress or the IRS wishes to prevent a windfall to taxpayers, they can do so by changing the law or regulations.
Thirteen million people received windfall payments as a stream of building societies converted into banks following the Abbey National's demutualisation in 1989.
In upholding the constitutionality of a Washington, D.C., rent control law enacted during World War I, Justice Holmes noted that the measure would deprive landlords "in part at least of the power of profiting by the sudden influx of people to Washington caused by the needs of Government and the war, and thus of a right usually incident to fortunately situated property."(4) A recent scholarly discussion of the famous Coronation Cases(5) notes in passing that although "this asset came to [apartment owners] by the purest windfall, it was entitled to no less protection than any other species of property."(6) Thus, Richard Epstein accurately describes a "uniform rule [that] leaves the thing with its founder, without any effort to isolate luck from skill."(7)
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