light air

noun Meteorology.
a wind of 1–3 miles per hour (0.5–1.3 m/sec).

1795–1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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light air
very light air movement of force one on the Beaufort scale

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Example sentences
As the land heats up, warm, light air above the ground begins to rise.
Tundra-tire equipped light air craft should also be able to land in this area.
While good sailors are good in all conditions, if there is any time that the poorer sailor will win, it is in light air.
The light air starts to rise, and low pressure forms at the ground.
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