Wind is the bulk movement of air -Period. Each of us knows what wind is. Sailors, kite surfers, cyclists and distinguished owners of numerous defunct umbrellas know more.
Actually there are winds and winds. Some of them are global resulting from the difference in absorption of solar energy between the Equator and the Poles. Others are local generated by the heating of land surfaces and usually lasting a few hours. According to the wind’s strength we speak of squalls, breezes or gales, or eventually storms and hurricanes.