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.
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.
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.
Sat behind his desk in his office overlooking the runway he exudes a warm, calm air of a man in control - and with the regular, high pressure challenges that go with running an airport, that's no mean feat.
To complete the juxtaposition the hotel is staffed by a traditional liveried team possessing the calm air of competence and hospitality which five-star properties aim to achieve worldwide.
We were able to get a shuttle bus relatively easily into the centre of Denmark's capital, which was filled with bicycles, calm air and people busy being part of the official Happiest Country in the World.