strong breeze


: wind having a speed of 25 to 31 miles (40 to 50 kilometers) per hour see Beaufort Scale Table

Examples of strong breeze in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Reagan’s campaign had a strong breeze to fly on — the economy began growing quickly at the start of 1982, coming out of a sharp recession. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 17 Nov. 2023 The only difference between the two is ongoing gusty winds on Sunday as Philippe merges with a low-pressure system over eastern Canada driving strong breezes southward. David Streit, Washington Post, 5 Oct. 2023 One day soon, a platform 50 times as large may float in the deep waters of the North Sea, buoying up a massive wind turbine to harvest the steady, strong breezes there. IEEE Spectrum, 23 Sep. 2023 The normal settings offer a strong breeze, while natural offers a soft flow and sleep mode quiets the fan for a peaceful rest. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 21 June 2023 What to Consider The brim might flop up if there's a strong breeze. Rena Behar, Travel + Leisure, 26 May 2023 Sunday could add a strong breeze. oregonlive, 14 Jan. 2023 Gusts are brief bursts of wind; our strongest sustained wind was listed at 28 mph, which is categorized as a strong breeze, which sets large branches into continuous motion. Martin Weil, Washington Post, 21 Jan. 2023 Shot for just $15,000 in the childhood home of filmmaker Kyle Edward Ball, Skinamarink arrives with a strong breeze of must-see buzz already at its back. A.a. Dowd, Chron, 12 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strong breeze was circa 1867

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“Strong breeze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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