gust

1 [guhst]
noun
1.
a sudden, strong blast of wind.
2.
a sudden rush or burst of water, fire, smoke, sound, etc.
3.
an outburst of passionate feeling.
verb (used without object)
4.
to blow or rush in gusts.

Origin:
1580–90; < Old Norse gustr a gust, akin to gjōsa, gusa to gust

gustless, adjective


1. See wind1.
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gust

2 [guhst]
noun
1.
Archaic. flavor or taste.
2.
Obsolete. enjoyment or gratification.
verb (used with object)
3.
Scot. to taste; savor.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin gustus a tasting (of food), eating a little, akin to gustāre to taste

gustable, adjective, noun
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gust (ɡʌst)
 
n
1.  a sudden blast of wind
2.  a sudden rush of smoke, sound, etc
3.  an outburst of emotion
 
vb
4.  to blow in gusts: the wind was gusting to more than 50 mph
 
[C16: from Old Norse gustr; related to gjōsa to gush; see geyser]

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Word Origin & History

gust
1588, possibly a dial. survival from O.N. gustr "a cold blast of wind," or O.H.G. gussa "flood," both from P.Gmc. *gustiz, from PIE *gheus-, from root *gheu- "to pour." Probably originally in Eng. as a nautical term.
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Example sentences
Around the same time, researchers also started developing ways to manage and
  reduce the effect of gusts.
The company printed new ads showing open windows and gusts of fresh air.
Then, one stormy winter evening, a chopper nearly missed the top of the
  building because of the wind gusts.
If you achieve this, then side gusts of wind and random perturbations are
  self-correcting instead of self-amplifying.
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