light breeze
noun Date: 1742 wind having a speed of 4 to 7 miles (about 6 to 11 kilometers) per hour — see Beaufort scale table

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  • light breeze — light′ breeze′ n. mer a wind of 4–7 miles per hour (2–3 m/sec) …   From formal English to slang

  • light breeze — n. a wind whose speed is 4 to 7 miles per hour: see the Beaufort scale in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • light breeze — noun wind moving 4 7 knots; 2 on the Beaufort scale • Hypernyms: ↑breeze, ↑zephyr, ↑gentle wind, ↑air • Part Holonyms: ↑Beaufort scale, ↑wind scale * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • light breeze — Meteorol. a wind of 4 7 mph (2 3 m/sec). Cf. breeze1 (def. 2). [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • light breeze — /laɪt ˈbriz/ (say luyt breez) noun a wind of Beaufort scale force 2, i.e. one with average wind speed of 4 to 6 knots, or 6 to 11 km/h …   Australian English dictionary

  • breeze — Synonyms and related words: air, ball the jack, barrel, blast, blow, blow a hurricane, blow great guns, blow over, blow up, blubber, bluster, boom, bowl along, breath, breeze along, breeze up, brew, brush, butter, carry by storm, cinch, clay,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • breeze — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ faint, gentle, light, little, slight, soft ▪ stiff, strong ▪ sudden …   Collocations dictionary

  • light — light1 lightful, adj. lightfully, adv. /luyt/, n., adj., lighter, lightest, v., lighted or lit, lighting. n. 1. something that makes things visible or affords illumination: All colors depend on light. 2. Physics …   Universalium

  • light — light1 [ laıt ] noun *** 1. ) uncount brightness from the sun or from a light, which allows you to see things: The room gets a lot of light in the afternoons. light shines: Light from the street lamps was shining through a gap in the curtains. a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • light — I [[t]la͟ɪt[/t]] BRIGHTNESS OR ILLUMINATION ♦♦ lights, lighting, lit, lighted, lighter, lightest (The form lit is the usual past tense and past participle, but the form lighted is also used.) 1) N UNCOUNT: also the N Light is the brightness that… …   English dictionary

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