moderate breeze


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moderate breeze

n.
A wind with a speed from 11 to 16 knots (13 to 18 miles per hour; 20 to 30 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.

moderate breeze

n
(Physical Geography) a wind of force four on the Beaufort scale
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Noun1.moderate breeze - wind moving 13-18 knotsmoderate breeze - wind moving 13-18 knots; 4 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"
Beaufort scale, wind scale - an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
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Blessed with fine weather and a moderate breeze we spent the following day sunbathing, reading and strolling around the decks from where we spotted several pods of dolphins.
Out on the course, race officer Denis Thompson AP'd waiting for the wind to fill in and by late morning there was a moderate breeze, enough to get the fleet into sequence.
the temperature was 91F (33C) with a moderate breeze.
McIlroy missed only one green on the water-lined back nine as he compiled a one-under-par 69 in a moderate breeze at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens.
For example, at a speed of around 19 mph (a moderate breeze on the Beaufort Scale, Force 4) power generated is only 50% of capacity.
Close proximity to a sharp break into deeper water is extremely important now; it lets non-timber-dwelling fish slide in when a moderate breeze pushes in, and during low-light periods.
It is not thought that the weather played any role in Mr Richmond's disappearance - the wind strength on Sunday morning was measured as a moderate breeze.
Beautiful skies and a moderate breeze greeted competitors in the 15th running of the North American Challenge Cup (NACC) and 17th Independence Cup, held August 4-7 at Belmont Harbor in Chicago.
In a moderate breeze at the Kapalua Plantation course on Maui, Singh's 36-hole total of 15-under at 131 is two shots better than Mike Weir.
Tiger Woods, meanwhile, teed off only three shots from the lead on a day when a moderate breeze made for more demanding conditions than the first two rounds.
The high-altitude designs require a steady, moderate breeze and cannot fly in places where the wind is too light or too variable, as it often is in the mid-latitudes of the globe, says Balsley.
Sunshine and a moderate breeze made perfect conditions for sailing with 70 sailors racing 57 boats around Winscar.