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fresh breeze

noun, Meteorology
1.
a wind of 19–24 miles per hour (9–11 m/sec).
Compare breeze1 (def 2).
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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  • These windows can be opened from the inside to allow a fresh breeze in the room.
  • There was a bit of rain in the afternoon and a fresh breeze with that short-lived shower.
  • But a fresh breeze of caution is filling sails in the aftermath.
  • There was a fresh breeze in the air, the ash of burned sugar cane floating in the window.
  • Cynics may laugh out loud and say there is no utility in a stand of thousand year old trees, a fresh breeze, or a mountain stream.
  • The sky was dark and cloudy, and a cool, fresh breeze blew.
  • During the evening nearly all of them appeared on deck to enjoy the fresh breeze, intermitted with slight showers.
  • We came suddenly upon a strong, fresh breeze charged with life.
  • To peruse one of his works is to feel a fresh breeze of victorious strength and sympathy.
British Dictionary definitions for fresh breeze

fresh breeze

noun
1.
a fairly strong breeze of force five on the Beaufort scale
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