a wind of 8–12 miles per hour (4–5 meters per second).
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How to use gentle breeze in a sentence
It was the kind of Goldilocks weather that the central coast is known for—warm but not hot, dry but not parched, with a gentle breeze gliding in from the coast.How technology might finally start telling farmers things they didn’t already know | Katie McLean | December 18, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Tiny purple flowers line the open windows, and a gentle breeze fills the room.
A gentle breeze stirred the air and the surface of the lakes lay shimmering in the soft autumnal light.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
The broad veranda was shaded by a clump of tall banana-trees, swaying to and fro in the gentle breeze.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin | Mary Hazelton Wade
No sooner had I felt within, the heatOf love's first flame, than with it flew awayThe gentle breeze, that fanned it into life.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi | Giacomo Leopardi
The sky became overclouded, and the gentle breeze which had blown in the morning strengthened into a strong, boisterous wind.The Everlasting Arms | Joseph Hocking
A soft, pleasing strain of music could be heard, and a gentle breeze, was blowing through the window.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for gentle breeze
meteorol a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8–12 mph
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