gentle wind


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Noun1.gentle wind - a slight wind (usually refreshing)gentle wind - a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
sea breeze - a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
breath - a slight movement of the air; "there wasn't a breath of air in the room"
light air - wind moving 1-3 knots; 1 on the Beaufort scale
light breeze - wind moving 4-7 knots; 2 on the Beaufort scale
gentle breeze - wind moving 8-12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale
moderate breeze - wind moving 13-18 knots; 4 on the Beaufort scale
fresh breeze - wind moving 19-24 knots; 5 on the Beaufort scale
strong breeze - wind moving 25-31 knots; 6 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"
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IN the evening I started, and drove out to sea before a gentle wind from the southwest, slowly, steadily; and the island grew smaller and smaller, and the lank spire of smoke dwindled to a finer and finer line against the hot sunset.
But they noticed that the air was still fresh, and that a gentle wind blew toward them.
I blessed my specialist, I blessed Squire Rattray, I blessed the very villains who had brought us within each other's ken; and nowhere was my thanksgiving more fervent than in the deep cleft threaded by the beck; for here the shrewd yet gentle wind passed completely overhead, and the silence was purged of oppression by the ceaseless symphony of clear water running over clean stones.
When these or any of them tired, or in excess of pleasing tempted him to shut his eyes, there was slumber in the midst of all these soft delights, with the gentle wind murmuring like music in his ears, and everything around melting into one delicious dream.
One day he may visit the wharf of Hungnam Port where his parents barely succeeded to board the Meredith Victory on a freezing winter day, 68 years earlier Standing on the decaying concrete quayside where the US ship had been berthed, he would feel a gentle wind blowing from south.
At first, you think it is the intense quiet absolute silence, but for the gentle wind through the shabeluth trees and the soft gurgle of the Zam river.
Areas such as the picnic area, the woodland play area in Clough Wood and kitchen garden all contain miniature fairies to find, melodic fairy song to capture provided by gentle wind chimes plus fun activities such as dressing up as characters from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and performing on a lovely gazebo stage.
Bihar witnessed a slight drop in mercury where clouds and gentle wind since late afternoon effected a respite from sweltering heat.
"We hope the road stretches out ahead of him and there's gentle wind on his back and would remind people that every [euro]16 raised by Terry funds one hour of home nursing care for a sick child."
The name "Al Naseem", which means a gentle wind or sea breeze in Arabic, reflects the location of the hotel on the shoreline of the Arabian Gulf and the open aspect of its design.
What will happen to their wind detectors if there is: no wind, strong wind, gentle wind?