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strong breeze

noun, Meteorology
1.
a wind of 25–30 miles per hour (11–13 m/sec).
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805
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  • It looks as if it would take little more than a strong breeze or a good push to topple some of their more prominent features.
  • We suspect one strong breeze or the rush of air from driving a little too fast could have toppled the sign.
  • Or letting a light, but strong breeze supercool the stress in my body as it lifts off my shoulders.
  • Even as he spoke, a strong breeze off the river blew a nasty whiff of sewage odor over the crowd.
  • We had a strong breeze last eve and the sea was rough.
  • Commences with light winds and pleasant last part a strong breeze.
British Dictionary definitions for strong breeze

strong breeze

noun
1.
(meteorol) a considerable wind of force six on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 25–31 mph
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