moderate breeze


Definition of moderate breeze

: wind having a speed of about 13 to 18 miles (20 to 29 kilometers) per hour — see Beaufort Scale Table

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Conditions were perfect for the final time The Players is held in May, with only a moderate breeze and warm sunshine. Doug Ferguson, Houston Chronicle, "Dustin Johnson shoots 66, shares early lead at Players," 10 May 2018 The wind storm subsided overnight and, by early Thursday morning, only moderate breezes occurred. Kevin Ambrose, Washington Post, "Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom after six weeks of wild weather (Photos)," 5 Apr. 2018 That too would just be another house of cards ready to fall down with the next moderate breeze. Bill Landis,, "Ohio State basketball: Buckeyes dirty secret is getting exposed, can they fix their guard problem?," 18 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of moderate breeze

1831, in the meaning defined above

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