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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.
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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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