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A wind with a speed from 7 to 10 knots (8 to 12 miles per hour; 13 to 19 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
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(Physical Geography) meteorol a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8–12 mph
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a wind of 8–12 mph (4–5 m/sec).
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|Noun||1.||gentle breeze - wind moving 8-12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale|
breeze, gentle wind, zephyr, air - a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
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