calm air


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Noun1.calm air - wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
Beaufort scale, wind scale - an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
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She stirr'd not - breath'd not - for a voice was there How solemnly pervading the calm air !
Approaching close to the brink, where the current seemed to be deflected upwards from the face of the cliff, I stretched out my arm, and immediately felt the full force of the wind: an invisible barrier, two yards in width, separated perfectly calm air from a strong blast.
"Oh, monsieur!" said Planchet, humiliated by the suspicion, and moreover, terrified at the calm air of the Musketeer.
"We will get you out again," said Raoul, with a quiet, calm air.
He entered the bureaus with a calm air, and went at once into Baudoyer's section to ask him to come to the office of the head of the division and receive instructions as to the business which that incapable being was henceforth to direct.
The Aerospace & Aviation segment consists of the operations of Perimeter Aviation, Keewatin Air, Calm Air International, Bearskin Lake Air Service (operating as a division of Perimeter Aviation), Custom Helicopters, Regional One, Provincial Aerospace and Moncton Flight College, and an investment in Wasaya Group.
EIC's holdings include ownership of Perimeter Aviation (which includes Bearskin), Keewatin Air, Calm Air International, Custom Helicopters, Regional One and Provincial Aerospace.
Highly populated cities and agricultural areas of Punjab usually witness smog during winter season when air pollution from vehicular emission, solid waste burning and stubble burning reacts with calm air to form smog, he said.
The Aerospace & Aviation segment consists of the operations by Perimeter Aviation, Keewatin Air, Calm Air International, Bearskin Lake Air Service, Custom Helicopters, Regional One and PAL Aerospace.
Approaching close to the brink, where the current seemed to be deflected upwards from the face of the cliff, I stretched out my arm, and immediately felt the full force of the wind: an invisible barrier, two yards in width, separated perfectly calm air from a strong blast."
A formal motion was passed by the House during its sitting of November 3, 2015, inviting representatives from Calm Air, Canadian North and First Air to appear at a special televised meeting of the Legislative Assembly's Full Caucus, which consists of all MLAs, concerning codeshare agreements entered into by the airlines.