Gust+of+wind

  • 1 gust of wind — sudden rush of wind …

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  • 2 wind|flaw — «WIHND fl», noun. a sudden gust (of wind); flaw. ╂[< wind1 + flaw2] …

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  • 3 gust — [[t]gʌ̱st[/t]] gusts, gusting, gusted 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A gust is a short, strong, sudden rush of wind. A gust of wind drove down the valley... A hurricane force gust blew off part of a church tower. 2) VERB When the wind gusts, it blows… …

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  • 4 gust — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ little, small ▪ huge, powerful, strong ▪ sudden …

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  • 5 wind — I n. [[t]wɪnd,[/t]] lit. [[t]waɪnd[/t]] v. [[t]wɪnd[/t]] n. 1) cvb mer air in natural motion, as that moving horizontally at any velocity along the earth s surface, caused by temperature differentials in air 2) mer a gale; storm; hurricane 3) any …

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  • 6 gust — gust1 [gʌst] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Old Norse; Origin: gustr] 1.) a sudden strong movement of wind, air, rain etc gust of ▪ A sudden gust of wind blew the door shut. ▪ Gusts of up to 200 kph may be experienced. 2.) gust of laughter a sound of loud …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 wind — wind1 [ wınd ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount a natural current of air that moves fast enough for you to feel it: A cold wind blew and the rain fell in torrents. We ll head back to the shore if the wind picks up (=gets stronger). The helicopter… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 wind — 1 /wInd/ noun 1 AIR (C, U) moving air, especially when it moves strongly or quickly in a current: a 70 mile an hour wind | branches swaying in the wind | the wind blows: A gentle wind was blowing through the trees. | strong/high winds: The… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 wind — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fierce, harsh, high, stiff, strong ▪ Rain and high winds are forecast. ▪ There was a stiff wind blowing …

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  • 10 wind — I n. /wind/ movement, current of air 1) an adverse; balmy, gentle, light; biting, cold, cutting, icy; brisk, heavy, high, stiff, strong; fair, favorable; gale force; gusty; head; raw; tail; trade wind 2) the prevailing winds 3) the wind blows;… …

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  • 11 wind — I UK [wɪnd] / US noun Word forms wind : singular wind plural winds *** 1) [countable/uncountable] a natural current of air that moves fast enough for you to feel it A cold wind blew and the rain fell in torrents. We ll head back to the shore if… …

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  • 12 gust — 1 noun (C) 1 a sudden strong movement of wind: A sudden gust of wind blew the door shut. 2 a sudden strong feeling of anger, excitement etc: A gust of rage swept through him. 2 verb (I) if the wind gusts, it blows strongly with sudden short… …

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  • 13 Wind turbine design — An example of a wind turbine, this 3 bladed turbine is the classic design of modern wind turbines Wind turbines History Design …

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  • 14 wind — wind1 W2S2 [wınd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(air)¦ 2 get/have wind of something 3¦(breath)¦ 4¦(in your stomach)¦ 5 take the wind out of somebody s sails 6 see which way the wind is blowing 7 something is in the wind 8 winds of change/freedom/public opinion etc …

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  • 15 wind — I AIR ♦♦ winds, winding, winded (Pronounced [[t]wɪ̱nd[/t]] in wind 1, and [[t]wa͟ɪnd[/t]] in wind 2.) 1) N VAR A wind is a current of air that is moving across the earth s surface. There was a strong wind blowing... Then the wind dropped and the… …

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  • 16 gust — gÊŒst n. strong and sudden wind; burst or gush (of water, wind, etc.); emotional outburst v. blow suddenly or strongly (as a gust of wind) …

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  • 17 wind — I. /wɪnd / (say wind) noun 1. air in natural motion, as along the earth s surface. 2. a gale; storm; hurricane. 3. any stream of air, as that produced by a bellows, a fan, etc. 4. air impregnated with the scent of an animal or animals. 5. a hint… …

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  • 18 wind*/*/*/ — [wɪnd] noun I 1) [C/U] a natural current of air that moves fast enough for you to feel it A cold wind blew.[/ex] During the night the wind picked up (= got stronger).[/ex] The helicopter can t reach them until the wind drops (= becomes less… …

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  • 19 gust — 1. noun 1) a sudden gust of wind Syn: flurry, blast, puff, blow, rush; squall 2) gusts of laughter Syn: outburst, burst, eruption, fit, paroxysm; gale …

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  • 20 Gust — (g[u^]st), n. [Icel. gustr a cool breeze. Cf. {Gush}.] 1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden and brief rushing or driving of the wind. [1913 Webster] Snow, and hail, stormy gust and flaw. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden violent …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English