gentle breeze


noun Meteorology.

a wind of 8–12 miles per hour (4–5 m/sec).

Nearby words

  1. gentilism,
  2. gentility,
  3. gentisate,
  4. gentisic acid,
  5. gentle,
  6. gentle craft,
  7. gentle sex,
  8. gentlefolk,
  9. gentleman,
  10. gentleman friend

Origin of gentle breeze

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for gentle breeze

gentle breeze

noun

meteorol a light breeze of force three on the Beaufort scale, blowing at 8–12 mph
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