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 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, "How To Clean Wicker Furniture So That It Ages Gracefully," 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, "Patio weather brings out diners on ‘reopening day’ for Texas restaurants," 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, "Like a 'second wife': Wind energy gives American farmers a new crop to sell in tough times," 16 Feb. 2020 But a strong breeze had picked up, and the rangers in charge declared the 1,000-foot ascent unsafe. Washington Post, "The last climb up Australia’s majestic Uluru," 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, "Schoop hits Twins’ 300th homer in 10-4 win over Tigers," 26 Sep. 2019 There was a blue sky and dark clouds, a strong breeze and a stiff wind, shadows and showers, all within an hour's time. Doug Ferguson,, "British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show," 18 July 2019 By noon on Friday, a wall of darkening clouds had nudged aside the bright morning sunlight, delivering an increasingly strong breeze and the first light drops of rain. New York Times, "Katrina on Its Mind, New Orleans Keeps an Anxious Eye on Tropical Storm Barry," 12 July 2019 That’s leadership that could be knocked over by a strong breeze — and routinely is. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, "The Wrong Bogeymen," 19 June 2019

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First Known Use of strong breeze

circa 1867, in the meaning defined above

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