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gentle breeze

noun, Meteorology.
1.
a wind of 8–12 miles per hour (4–5 m/sec).
Origin of gentle breeze
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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gentle breeze

noun
1.
(meteorol) a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8–12 mph
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