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  • Windless — Wind less, a. 1. Having no wind; calm. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting wind; out of breath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • windless — [wind′lis] adj. 1. devoid of any wind or breeze 2. out of breath windlessly adv. windlessness n …   English World dictionary

  • windless — [[t]wɪ̱ndləs[/t]] ADJ If the air is windless, or if it is a windless day, it is very calm and still. Ant: windy …   English dictionary

  • windless — windlessly, adv. windlessness, n. /wind lis/, adj. 1. without wind; calm: a windless summer afternoon. 2. out of breath. [1350 1400; ME; see WIND1, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Windless — This rare and interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has two possible sources. Firstly, the surname may be a variant of the Scottish surname Wanless , which derives from the Middle English wanles , hopeless, luckless, and was a… …   Surnames reference

  • windless — Ⅰ. wind [1] ► NOUN 1) the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current blowing from a particular direction. 2) breath as needed in physical exertion, speech, playing an instrument, etc. 3) Brit. air swallowed while …   English terms dictionary

  • windless — adjective without or almost without wind he prefers windless days for playing golf • Similar to: ↑calm • Derivationally related forms: ↑windlessness …   Useful english dictionary

  • windless — adjective devoid of wind; calm …   Wiktionary

  • windless — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Marked by an absence of circulating air: airless, breathless, breezeless, still. See BREATH …   English dictionary for students

  • windless — wind|less [ wındləs ] adjective without any wind …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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