windblast

noun wind·blast \ ˈwin(d)-ˌblast \

Definition of windblast

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

Examples of windblast in a Sentence

  1. 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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