gentle breeze
noun Date: circa 1881 wind having a speed of 8 to 12 miles per hour (about 12 to 19 kilometers per hour) — see Beaufort scale table

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  • gentle breeze — n. a wind whose speed is 8 to 12 miles per hour: see the Beaufort scale in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • gentle breeze — noun wind moving 8 12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale • Hypernyms: ↑breeze, ↑zephyr, ↑gentle wind, ↑air • Part Holonyms: ↑Beaufort scale, ↑wind scale …   Useful english dictionary

  • gentle breeze — gen′tle breeze′ n. mer a wind of 8–12 mph (4–5 m/sec) • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • gentle breeze — Meteorol. a wind of 8 12 mph (4 5 m/sec). [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • gentle breeze — soft wind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gentle breeze — /dʒɛntl ˈbriz/ (say jentl breez) noun a wind of Beaufort scale force 3, i.e. one with an average wind speed of 7 to 10 knots, or 12 to 19 km/h …   Australian English dictionary

  • A Gentle Breeze in the Village — Infobox animanga/Header name = A Gentle Breeze in the Village caption = ja kanji = 天然コケッコー ja romaji = Tennen Kokekkō genre = Infobox animanga/Manga title = author = Fusako Kuramochi illustrator = publisher = publisher en = publisher other =… …   Wikipedia

  • gentle wind — noun a slight wind (usually refreshing) the breeze was cooled by the lake as he waited he could feel the air on his neck • Syn: ↑breeze, ↑zephyr, ↑air • Derivationally related forms: ↑airy ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • breeze — 01. There is a nice [breeze] today; we should try out our new kite. 02. The cool [breeze] from the water felt good as we lay on the beach. 03. After missing a week of classes, he [breezed] into the room without any explanation. 04. The game was a …   Grammatical examples in English

  • gentle */*/ — UK [ˈdʒent(ə)l] / US adjective Word forms gentle : adjective gentle comparative gentler superlative gentlest 1) a) a gentle person is kind and calm Joe is such a gentle, loving boy. b) used about people s behaviour Mother s manner was always… …   English dictionary

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