wind shake


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ring shake, cup shake, shell shake, wind shake

A separation in wood between or along the annual rings.

wind shake

wind shake
A crack or fissure in timber caused, during growth, by wind strain.
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I have to admit that on short days when grey skies are a damp duvet and the wind shakes its fist in your face, I do sometimes wonder why I didn't emigrate to Australia when I had the chance.
Check out what all the fuss is about when Ken Loach's Cannes-conquering When The Wind Shakes The Barley opens.
Morse could be changing the plugs, or even just checking the oil and water when an unexpected gust of wind shakes the car, slamming the bonnet down and trapping Morse's head beneath it.