a break in the weather

Definition of a break in the weather

  1. :  a change from unpleasant to more pleasant weather It rained all day. We waited for a break in the weather, but it never came.

Word by Word Definitions

breakplay
  1. :  to separate into parts with suddenness or violence

    :  fracture

    : to fracture a bone of (a bodily part)

  1. :  an act or action of breaking

    :  the opening shot in a game of pool or billiards

    :  a gap or opening caused or appearing as if caused by damage :  a condition produced by or as if by breaking :  gap

weatherplay
  1. :  the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness

    :  state or vicissitude of life or fortune

    :  disagreeable atmospheric conditions: such as

  1. :  to expose to the open air :  subject to the action of the elements

    :  to bear up against and come safely through

    :  to undergo or endure the action of the elements

  1. :  of or relating to the side facing the wind — compare lee


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