moderate breeze

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n moderate breeze wind moving 13-18 knots; 4 on the Beaufort scale
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Usage

In literature:

As the day advanced the light increased, and the wind gradually fell to a moderate breeze.
"The Three Lieutenants" by W.H.G. Kingston
He was not disappointed; when the morning broke, the ship was running on before a fair and moderate breeze.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
Hoping that at last a moderate breeze would spring up, I shook the reefs out of the sail, and again hoisted it.
"Twice Lost" by W.H.G. Kingston
Before morning the gale took off and at sunrise had moderated into a stiff breeze.
"Shifting Winds" by R.M. Ballantyne
The storm was over; at least, the wind had moderated down to a fresh, invigorating breeze.
"The Lighthouse" by R.M. Ballantyne
With a moderate breeze blowing on or along shore, all communication is interrupted.
"The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner" by John Wilkinson
The next morning was clear, and the breeze moderate.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
The night, as had been expected, was very dark, the wind a moderate breeze, blowing from the north-west.
"The Rival Crusoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
The next morning, (Sunday,) a moderate breeze prevailed from the north-east.
"Diary in America, Series Two" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The next morning was clear, and the breeze moderated.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
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In news:

Cloudy, Mild, & Moderate Breeze Today.
There were some strong breezes behind the storm and a brief period of moderate rain but the storm stayed well northeast while portions of Maryland and Washington, DC felt the brunt of the storm .
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