gentle breeze

noun

Definition of gentle breeze

: wind having a speed of 8 to 12 miles per hour (about 12 to 19 kilometers per hour) — see Beaufort Scale Table

Examples of gentle breeze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thursday turned out to be market day, and along the charming Canal de la Robine (a branch of the Canal du Midi), vintage tulle dresses and lacy sheets sailed in the gentle breeze. Washington Post, 29 Oct. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021 The trees that lined Tehran's boulevards glistened in the sun as a gentle breeze wafted through the city. Frederik Pleitgen, CNN, 5 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of gentle breeze

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of gentle breeze was in 1838

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9 Nov 2021

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“Gentle breeze.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gentle%20breeze. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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