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strong breeze

n.
A wind having a speed ranging from 22 to 27 knots (25 to 31 miles per hour; 41 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.

strong breeze

n
(Physical Geography) meteorol a considerable wind of force six on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 25–31 mph
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Noun1.strong breeze - wind moving 25-31 knots; 6 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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A strong breeze soon fanned the spark into a flame, and the eaglets, as yet unfledged and helpless, were roasted in their nest and dropped down dead at the bottom of the tree.
Flee thither, where a rough, strong breeze bloweth!
Flee, my friend, into thy solitude--and thither, where a rough strong breeze bloweth.
Before sunset a strong breeze sprung up from the north, and this must have caused tens of thousands of the butterflies and other insects to have perished.
A strong breeze was sweeping the balloon away with a speed that deprived him of all hope.
With a fair and strong breeze we soon ran into the little cove to the northward of Fort Moultrie, and a walk of some two miles brought us to the hut.
Even my dad seems to accept that it doesn't look like something that's going to get blown away by the next strong breeze.
With a strong breeze blowing in from the land from early morning, the organisers brought the start of the first day's racing forward by two hours to take advantage of excellent sailing conditions.
But Cork quickly put paid to that hope as they raced into a 2-10 to 0-4 lead, having been handed first advantage of the strong breeze by the hosts.
Three points down with five minutes remaining and playing into the teeth of a strong breeze, the lilywhites looked set for the first round of the All-Ireland qualifiers.
With a strong breeze in their favour after half time, Leicester took charge, Ricky Aley adding a penalty before No.
The smell of smoke hung in the air over the weekend despite the strong breeze.