strong breeze


Definition of 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 With one out, just as Velazquez got his barrel on the pitch, a strong breeze suddenly was felt. Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2022 Wrangling leaves when there's a strong breeze is comedic at best, and maddening at worst. Megan Hughes, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Oct. 2021 The few clouds glimpsed in early afternoon seemed fresh and white, as if newly created, expressly to take their places in the bright blue sky and sail before the strong breeze. Washington Post, 11 May 2021 How To Dry Wicker Furniture To dry wicker, place in front of a fan or outside if there’s a relatively strong breeze and the sun is shining. Southern Living, 18 June 2020 Char’d Kitchen had one of its doors propped open with an orange cone, allowing the strong breeze from outside to blow through the restaurant. Christopher Wynn, Dallas News, 2 May 2020 Standing directly underneath, their susurrations combine the sounds of flags snapping in a strong breeze and the whirr of a rumbling ice cream maker on this cold day. Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, 16 Feb. 2020 But a strong breeze had picked up, and the rangers in charge declared the 1,000-foot ascent unsafe. Washington Post, 25 Oct. 2019 With the Twins ahead 6-4 in the seventh, Schoop lofted Jose Cisnero’s slider to deep left, and a strong breeze pushed the ball into the Tigers bullpen. San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of strong breeze

circa 1867, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jun 2022

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“Strong breeze.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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