light air


noun Meteorology.

a wind of 1–3 miles per hour (0.5–1.3 m/sec).

Nearby words

  1. ligeti,
  2. ligeti, györgy,
  3. light,
  4. light a fire under,
  5. light adaptation,
  6. light armored vehicle,
  7. light artillery,
  8. light as a feather,
  9. light at the end of the tunnel,
  10. light bomber

Origin of light air

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for light air

light air

noun

very light air movement of force one on the Beaufort scale
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