windless

[wind-lis] /ˈwɪnd lɪs/
adjective
1.
without wind; calm:
"a windless summer afternoon."
2.
out of breath.
Origin
1350–1400; Middle English; see wind1, -less
Related forms
windlessly, adverb
windlessness, noun
Example Sentences for windless
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.
British Dictionary definitions for windless
wind1 (wɪnd)
 
n
1.  See also Beaufort scale a current of air, sometimes of considerable force, moving generally horizontally from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressureRelated: aeolian
2.  poetic chiefly the direction from which a wind blows, usually a cardinal point of the compass
3.  air artificially moved, as by a fan, pump, etc
4.  any sweeping and destructive force
5.  a trend, tendency, or force: the winds of revolution
6.  informal a hint; suggestion: we got wind that you were coming
7.  something deemed insubstantial: his talk was all wind
8.  breath, as used in respiration or talk: you're just wasting wind
9.  See also second wind (often used in sports) the power to breathe normally: his wind is weak
10.  music
 a.  a wind instrument or wind instruments considered collectively
 b.  (often plural) the musicians who play wind instruments in an orchestra
 c.  (modifier) of, relating to, or composed of wind instruments: a wind ensemble
11.  an informal name for flatus
12.  the air on which the scent of an animal is carried to hounds or on which the scent of a hunter is carried to his quarry
13.  between wind and water
 a.  the part of a vessel's hull below the water line that is exposed by rolling or by wave action
 b.  any point particularly susceptible to attack or injury
14.  break wind to release intestinal gas through the anus
15.  informal get the wind up, have the wind up to become frightened
16.  have in the wind to be in the act of following (quarry) by scent
17.  how the wind blows, how the wind lies, which way the wind blows, which way the wind lies what appears probable
18.  in the wind about to happen
19.  informal three sheets in the wind intoxicated; drunk
20.  in the teeth of the wind, in the eye of the wind directly into the wind
21.  into the wind against the wind or upwind
22.  nautical off the wind away from the direction from which the wind is blowing
23.  nautical on the wind as near as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing
24.  informal put the wind up to frighten or alarm
25.  informal (Brit) raise the wind to obtain the necessary funds
26.  sail close to the wind, sail near to the wind
 a.  to come near the limits of danger or indecency
 b.  to live frugally or manage one's affairs economically
27.  take the wind out of someone's sails to destroy someone's advantage; disconcert or deflate
 
vb
28.  to cause (someone) to be short of breath: the blow winded him
29.  a.  to detect the scent of
 b.  to pursue (quarry) by following its scent
30.  to cause (a baby) to bring up wind after feeding by patting or rubbing on the back
31.  to expose to air, as in drying, ventilating, etc
 
Related: aeolian
 
[Old English wind; related to Old High German wint, Old Norse vindr, Gothic winds, Latin ventus]
 
'windless1
 
adj
 
'windlessly1
 
adv
 
'windlessness1
 
n

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