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[wind-lis] /ˈwɪnd lɪs/
without wind; calm:
a windless summer afternoon.
out of breath.
Origin of windless
1350-1400; Middle English; see wind1, -less
Related forms
windlessly, adverb
windlessness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The lack of tree movement is easily handled by it being a windless night.
  • Choose a windless day to apply the herbicide, by mixing and spraying the product following the directions on the container.
  • Spot treatment must be used only on cool, windless days.
  • Choose a windless day and apply the herbicide, carefully mix the spray by following the directions on the container.
  • Surface velocity measurements should only be attempted on windless days to avoid wind-caused deflection of the floats.
  • These occur on sunny windless days in summer over croplands, forests and tropical jungles.
  • The lake is screened by heavy forest, and generally stays relatively windless and calm.
  • Clear, cold, windless weather with snow on the ground in all corners of the region brought hunters to the field.
  • They had to extend their launching rail so they could take off on a windless day.
  • After the models have been made, fly them outside on a windless day.

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