sea breeze


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea breeze a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea breeze a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the daytime, from the sea.
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In literature:

Soon after the sea breeze came, and we stood off towards the sea.
"A Voyage to the South Sea" by William Bligh
In the harbour of Karakakooa we had a constant land and sea- breeze every day and night.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17" by Robert Kerr
He was not as pale as in boyhood, the sea breezes that swept in from the bay, past the wharves, having given him some ruddiness.
"Philip Winwood" by Robert Neilson Stephens
Then the breeze died away altogether, and they were left altogether motionless on the glassy blue sea.
"Macleod of Dare" by William Black
The following morning we got under weigh, expecting that the sea breeze would set in by the time the anchor was hove up.
"Statistical, Historical and Political Description of the Colony of New South Wales and its Dependent Settlements in Van Diemen's Land" by William Charles Wentworth
The night was growing warmer; the sea breeze had died out, and a hot wind blew languidly from the west.
"The Firing Line" by Robert W. Chambers
On the 19th, with a south-west breeze, we stretched out to sea.
"An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island" by John Hunter
The next morning at five we weighed and stood alongshore to the eastward, making use of the sea and land-breezes.
"A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
A gentle breeze fanned the topsails, although it failed to ruffle the sea.
"Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader" by R. M. Ballantyne
Never before had the sunlight shone so fair; never before had the sniff of the sea-breeze been so sweet.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis

In poetry:

He saw the vale of Eschol clad with vine,
Mount Libbanus adorned with lordly trees,
Gilead and Achor, with their lowing kine,
And verdant Sharon swept by the sea breeze;
"A Glimpse Of Heaven" by Joseph Horatio Chant
A FAIR blue sky,
A far blue sea,
Breeze o'er the billows blowing!
The deeps of night o'er the waters free,
With mute appeal to the soul of me
In billows and breezes flowing;
"Breeze And Billow" by Albert Durrant Watson
They fain would sing the world to rest;
And so they chant in countless keys,
As many as the waves of seas,
And as the breathings of the breeze,
Yet even when they sing their best --
"What Ails The World?" by Abram Joseph Ryan
And I afloat
With canvas free,
Breeze o'er the billows blowing!
At one with the heart of eternity,
The fair blue sky and the far blue sea,–
And the breeze o'er the billows blowing.
"Breeze And Billow" by Albert Durrant Watson
For 't is sorrow to go in the azure blue weather,
'T is sorrow to go with a soft breeze a-lee,
Leaving love's yearning arms where one fain would find tether,
Watching dear Donegal sinking down in the sea!
"Donegal" by Clinton Scollard
We planned a glorious voyage, my Captain bold and I,
To sail in bliss on summer seas while halcyon days went by;
And underneath a speckless sky in a little dancing breeze,
We decked our craft with roses, and launched it on the seas.
"The Voyage" by Alice Guerin Crist

In news:

The sea breeze wafts through the car windows as you travel down the road toward the city, and you can't help but feel as you take in the scenery that there will be the promise of something timeless.
Long range deep water fishing trips are possible this time of year as the weather slips into a normal east in the morning and westerly sea breeze in the afternoon.
A sixth-floor corner condo overlooking the Gulf, long white sheers billowing in a delightfully cool sea breeze, and a volume of Conrad open on my lap provided the perfect elements for a relaxing afternoon recently.
On a warm, sunny day with a welcome breeze off the sea, mourners gathered to remember a horrific event – the atomic bomb that was dropped on the Japanese city of Nagasaki 67 years ago.
Mountain Master 3500 & Sea Breeze 34'.
Jerry Moffit instructs Sea Breeze choir during morning rehearsal.
Sea breeze shower goes "rogue" dumping hail in Hidalgo County.
Bobby Shew The Music of John Harmon Sea Breeze.
He's the featured trumpet soloist on Bobby Shew : The Music of John Harmon (Sea Breeze 2117.
The weather was perfect for a regatta with easterly breezes off the beach and calm seas.
Enjoy the sun in Corpus Christi, where sea breezes and outdoor activities combine for a great vacation.
Blue Wisp Big Band Rollin' With Von Ohlen and Live at Carmelo's Sea Breeze.