breezeless


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breezeless

(ˈbriːzlɪs)
adj
without a breeze; windless
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breezeless

adjective
Marked by an absence of circulating air:
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It is a quiet noon-scene among the isles of the Pacific; a French whaler anchored, inshore, in a calm, and lazily taking water on board; the loosened sails of the ship, and the long leaves of the palms in the background, both drooping together in the breezeless air.
I sat down in the window-seat, rested my arm on the sill, and leaned out: above me was the clear-obscure of a cloudless night sky --splendid moonlight subdued the tremulous sparkle of the stars --below lay the garden, varied with silvery lustre and deep shade, and all fresh with dew--a grateful perfume exhaled from the closed blossoms of the fruit-trees--not a leaf stirred, the night was breezeless. My window looked directly down upon a certain walk of Mdlle.
By the time I reach the bottom of the slide, my dress is billowing behind like The Jolly Roger and my skinny body is on display for the amusement of the sniggering playground tenants.GENTLE DADCalm as a breezeless day, dad steps up and gently gathers my torn dress around me.
Over several breezeless hours, smoke settled into the canyons and dry river beds, complicating visibility for the helicopters making drops to the north and west of the city.
Still, much of what happened to Gray on the cool, partly cloudy and breezeless morning of April 12 remains a mystery.
It turns out that deep, dark, breezeless caves can act like massive belly buttons, and in famous, frequently visited caves, those pieces of fiber, fabric, hair, skin cells, dust, and dirt can accumulate.
A new battery that relies on cheap organic molecules could help stockpile energy from intermittent sources such as solar and wind power for use on cloudy or breezeless days.
You will remain forever young for all of us who graced your exhibit hall and breathed your breezeless, antiseptic air.
It was late August and there were long breezeless days.
Instead,/this voice is breezeless all the chimes are still./Everything is mute - a winter bed/slept in by one - sheets cold, white as a pill./This conversation has its partners, though./Insight, reflection, prayer and not least, grace/run warm fingers through the white-iris snow/that piles from my thoughts at steady pace./The bold and sun-drenched streak there in the white/of that mute flower is the spoken light.
Just as crews were relaxing into the breezeless sunny day, a lovely light east nor-easterly wind, averaging seven to eight knots, wafted up the harbour, giving the fleet a pleasant spinnaker ride back on the shortened course Thompson had called for, given the circumstances.
26 was warm and breezeless. It was an ideal setting for a tasting on the patio at the winery's hotel, an hour south of Santiago, Chile.