strong breeze

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  1. a wind of 25–30 miles per hour (11–13 meters per second).

Origin of strong breeze

First recorded in 1795–1805

Words Nearby strong breeze Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use strong breeze in a sentence

  • The sun was bright, and there was a strong breeze full of piney odors from the forests to the west.

    What Might Have Been Expected | Frank R. Stockton
  • The orders were quickly obeyed, and away we flew with a strong breeze directly before the wind.

    Hurricane Hurry | W.H.G. Kingston
  • A strong breeze was blowing at daybreak; still the weather was not too bad for travelling, and so I called the party.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • The sky banked up from the south with nimbus, and early on the 23rd a strong breeze ruffled the water.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • I again ordered each captain to pick his own channel, and having a strong breeze and all oars working we managed to get above.

British Dictionary definitions for strong breeze

strong breeze

  1. meteorol a considerable wind of force six on the Beaufort scale, reaching speeds of 25–31 mph

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