straight-line gale

noun

Definition of straight-line gale

1 : a gale of several days' duration blowing over the same region and from the same quarter
2 : a long streak of violent wind not related to any deflection of isobars

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“Straight-line gale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/straight-line%20gale. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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