windiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n windiness boring verbosity
    • n windiness a mildly windy state of the air
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day that in any other weather.
    • Windiness Fullness of wind; flatulence.
    • Windiness Tendency to generate wind or gas; tendency to produce flatulence; as, the windiness of vegetables.
    • Windiness The quality or state of being windy or tempestuous; as, the windiness of the weather or the season.
    • Windiness Tumor; puffiness. "The swelling windiness of much knowledge."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On dry, windy days, pollen can travel up to 500 miles.
    • n windiness The state of being windy or tempestuous: as, the windiness of the weather or season.
    • n windiness Flatulence.
    • n windiness Tendency to generate wind (gas): as, the windiness of vegetables.
    • n windiness Tumor; puffiness; vanity; boastfulness.
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Usage

In literature:

A cold windy morning.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth" by (Edited by William Knight)
The fifth morning of their search dawned blue and clear and windy.
"The Little House in the Fairy Wood" by Ethel Cook Eliot
The old Captain blew out a windy breath as he helped himself out of his coat in the empty library.
"Birthright" by T.S. Stribling
Compared to the discussions at the Cedars, this discussion was as the open, tossing, windy sea to a weed-choked canal.
"Hilda Lessways" by Arnold Bennett
The night is dark and windy; some snow has been falling, but has now ceased.
"Prince Zaleski" by M.P. Shiel
June and July are the windy months, when strong breezes blow from the westward.
"The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes" by Tomás de Comyn
When it's windy he shakes his head at me fearful!
"Probable Sons" by Amy LeFeuvre
Prosper Altinus and some others as much magnify the water of Nile against this malady, an especial good remedy for windy melancholy.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
To what purpose then this windy declamation about John Calvin?
"Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4." by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In wet weather tents should be ditched, and in windy or cold weather dirt may be banked around them.
"Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the" by War Department
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In poetry:

'Eyes so black they draw one trembling near,
Brown eyes, caverns flooded with a tear,
Cloudless eyes, blue eyes so windy clear——'
'O look at me!'
"A Duet" by Thomas Sturge Moore
Name not his deed: in shuddering and in haste
We dragged him darkly o'er the windy fell:
That night there was a gibbet in the waste,
And a new sin in hell.
"The Earth's Shame" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
How they laugh and sing returning
Lightly on their secret way.
While I listen in my yearning
Their laughter fills the windy day
With gladness, youth and May.
"The Little Children" by Francis Ledwidge
The summer is over!
'Tis windy and chilly.
The flowers are dead in the dale.
All beauty has faded,
The rose and the lily
In death-sleep lie withered and pale.
"September Melodies" by Morris Rosenfeld
But though your stately face is as the dust
That windy hills to wintering hollows give,
Your memory like a deity august
Is with us still, to teach us how to live.
"John Bede Polding" by Henry Kendall
I hear the bluebird's call in windy dawns,
The robin's cheery note from dewy fields,
The swallow's cry along the pool at eve,
And I forget, forget the drift of time.
"As One" by Elizabeth Drew Barstow Stoddard

In news:

Windy at times under mostly cloudy skies.
Brisk , windy tonight.
Windy and warm, more clouds for the weekend.
The Windy City became Letdown City as.
Windy and warm Dec 03,2012 01:15 pm.
Austin Energy spokesman Ed Clark says windy conditions caused the outages before dawn Monday.
While watching a pair of soccer games on separate occasions on cold, windy early March afternoons in Grantsville and Tooele, my mind imagined two huge indoor practice facilities at both locations.
Chilly and windy conditions stick around Estes Park.
This afternoon will be partly sunny and windy, with temps in the 50s.
The Windy City will provide recycling services citywide in 2013, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged.
Cloudy and windy with a high of 56 today.
Demonstrators from around the state gathered on a cold, windy afternoon in Clovis , N.M. To show support for LGBT student rights.
Today will be stormy and windy.
Chilly and windy conditions stick around Estes Park.
Windy 70s before pm rain, big cooldown in Milwaukee.
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In science:

Yorke in this volume), given their violent tendencies, propensity toward outflow (Figure 2a, Shepherd & Kurtz 1999) and general windiness.
Watching the Birth of Super Star Clusters
The nutator could only operate reliably under quiet or moderately windy conditions (a few m/s).
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
For sidereal tracking under windy conditions, both curves must be combined.
Study of the Dynamics of Large Reflector Antennas with Accelerometers
In combination with wind measurements, antenna performance for windy conditions can safely be extrapolated to frequencies well below the limit of 0.1 Hz imposed by noise in the accelerometer data.
Study of the Dynamics of Large Reflector Antennas with Accelerometers
Wind-Driven Performance Performance of the antennas for windy conditions was a major design driver.
Study of the Dynamics of Large Reflector Antennas with Accelerometers
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