windblast

noun
wind·​blast | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌblast How to pronounce windblast (audio) \

Definition of windblast

1 : a gust of wind
2 : the destructive effect of air friction on a pilot ejected from a high-speed airplane

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Examples of windblast in a Sentence

a windblast from the hovering helicopter made it difficult to even stand up

First Known Use of windblast

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of windblast was in 1582

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“Windblast.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windblast. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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