windless


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wind•less

(ˈwɪnd lɪs)

adj.
1. without wind; calm.
2. out of breath.
[1350–1400]
wind′less•ly, adv.
wind′less•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.windless - without or almost without wind; "he prefers windless days for playing golf"
calm - (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas"
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windless

adjective
Marked by an absence of circulating air:
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Translations

windless

[ˈwɪndlɪs] ADJsin viento
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

windless

[ˈwɪndləs] adj [day] → sans vent
windless conditions → absence de vent
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

windless

adjwindfrei, ohne Wind, windstill
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

windless

[ˈwɪndlɪs] adjsenza vento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
John stood beside him swaying a little, and looking about him at the swaying shadows, the flitting sparkles, and the steady stars overhead, until the windless cold began to touch him through his clothes on the bare skin.
The sound of rushing water ascended on the windless air, and there was a hum of mountain bees.
The phosphorescent light you now see pervading this great subterranean vault emanates from the rocks that form its dome; it is always thus upon Omean, just as the billows are always as you see them--rolling, ever rolling over a windless sea.
Harder came the rain, pouring out of a windless sky, and spattering up from the notice-boards of the house-agents, which lay in a row on the lawn where Charles had hurled them.
Not another sound broke the heavy silence of the windless night.
A reading-lamp concen- trated all its light upon the papers on his desk; and, sitting by the open window, I saw, after the windless, scorching day, the frigid splendour of a hazy sea lying motionless under the moon.
'Tis the haunt of the clear-voiced nightingale, Who hid in her bower, among The wine-dark ivy that wreathes the vale, Trilleth her ceaseless song; And she loves, where the clustering berries nod O'er a sunless, windless glade, The spot by no mortal footstep trod, The pleasance kept for the Bacchic god, Where he holds each night his revels wild With the nymphs who fostered the lusty child.
It was a cloudless, windless day, and they sought refuge from the sun in the woods beyond.
Captain MacWhirr had begun by taking off his coat, which he hung on the end of a steam windless embodying all the latest improvements.
The last Mariposa lily vanished from the burnt grasses as the California Indian summer dreamed itself out in purple mists on the windless air.
Whenever I have been there it has been windless weather, and the silence so profound that I could hear my pulses beating.
There were other lumps and festoons and things like decayed tree-trunks studded on the face of the rock, the old combs of past years, or new cities built in the shadow of the windless gorge, and huge masses of spongy, rotten trash had rolled down and stuck among the trees and creepers that clung to the rock- face.