gentle wind

  • 1 gentle wind — noun a slight wind (usually refreshing) the breeze was cooled by the lake as he waited he could feel the air on his neck • Syn: ↑breeze, ↑zephyr, ↑air • Derivationally related forms: ↑airy ( …

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  • 2 Gentle Wind Project — The Gentle Wind project is a new age group based in New England. The organization is to be dissolved as part of a consent decree following a fraud lawsuit brought against the group.Gentle Wind Project describes itself as a not for profit world… …

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  • 3 wind — wind1 n. /wind/, Literary /wuynd/; v. /wind/, n. 1. air in natural motion, as that moving horizontally at any velocity along the earth s surface: A gentle wind blew through the valley. High winds were forecast. 2. a gale; storm; hurricane. 3. any …

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  • 4 wind — 1 /wInd/ noun 1 AIR (C, U) moving air, especially when it moves strongly or quickly in a current: a 70 mile an hour wind | branches swaying in the wind | the wind blows: A gentle wind was blowing through the trees. | strong/high winds: The… …

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  • 5 gentle — gentleness, n. gently, adv. /jen tl/, adj., gentler, gentlest, v., gentled, gentling. adj. 1. kindly; amiable: a gentle manner. 2. not severe, rough, or violent; mild: a gentle wind; a gentle tap on the shoulder. 3. moderate: gentle heat. 4 …

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  • 6 gentle */*/ — UK [ˈdʒent(ə)l] / US adjective Word forms gentle : adjective gentle comparative gentler superlative gentlest 1) a) a gentle person is kind and calm Joe is such a gentle, loving boy. b) used about people s behaviour Mother s manner was always… …

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  • 7 gentle — gen|tle W3S3 [ˈdʒentl] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : French; Origin: gentil, from Latin gentilis of a family, of the same family , from gens; GENTILE] 1.) kind and careful in the way you behave or do things, so that you do not hurt or damage anyone or… …

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  • 8 gentle — gen|tle [ dʒentl ] adjective ** 1. ) a gentle person is kind and calm: Joe is such a gentle, loving boy. a ) used about people s behavior: Mother s manner was always gentle. a gentle smile 2. ) gentle movement does not use or need a lot of force… …

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  • 9 gentle — adjective 1 kind and careful in your character or behaviour and not at all violent or unpleasant: Be gentle when you brush the baby s hair. | Lynne was a sweet, gentle girl. | a little gentle mockery (+ with): He was incredibly gentle with her… …

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  • 10 gentle — /ˈdʒɛntl / (say jentl) adjective (gentler, gentlest) 1. mild, kindly, or amiable: gentle words. 2. not severe, rough, or violent: a gentle wind; a gentle lap of the waves. 3. moderate; gradual: gentle heat; a gentle slope. 4. of good birth or… …

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  • 11 gentle breeze — noun wind moving 8 12 knots; 3 on the Beaufort scale • Hypernyms: ↑breeze, ↑zephyr, ↑gentle wind, ↑air • Part Holonyms: ↑Beaufort scale, ↑wind scale …

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  • 12 wind — I n 1. air, breeze, zephyr, stream of air, current of air, draft; puff, breath of air, wiffet, sough; inflow, indraft, inspiration, inrush; waft, gentle wind, light air, sea breeze, Naut. cat s paw. 2. gust, blast, squall, gale, flurry, flaw,… …

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  • 13 wind — wind, breeze, gale, hurricane, zephyr are comparable rather than synonymous terms that can all basically mean air in motion. Wind is the general term referable to any sort of natural motion whatever its degree of velocity or of force {a strong… …

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  • 14 Gentle Words — Single par Kumi Kōda extrait de l’album Feel My Mind Face A Gentle Words Face B Without Your Love Sortie 10 décembre 2003 …

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  • 15 Wind power in the United States — is a growing industry. In 2007, the United States was the fastest growing wind power market in the world for the third year in a row [http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy08osti/43025.pdf Annual Report on U.S. Wind Power Installation] ] . At the end of… …

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  • 16 wind instrument — /wind/ a musical instrument sounded by the breath or other air current, as the trumpet, trombone, clarinet, or flute. [1575 85] * * * ▪ music Introduction       any musical instrument that uses air as the primary vibrating medium for the… …

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  • 17 wind — wind1 [wīnd] vt. wound or Rare winded, winding [ME winden < OE windan, akin to ON vinda, Ger winden < IE base * wendh , to turn, wind, twist > Arm gind, a ring] 1. a) to turn, or make revolve [to wind a crank] b) to move by or as if by… …

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  • 18 gentle breeze — n. a wind whose speed is 8 to 12 miles per hour: see the Beaufort scale in the Reference Supplement …

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  • 19 wind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. twist, [en]twine; coil, curl, spiral; bandage, loop; enfold, in fold; wreathe, roll; crank, reel; sinuate, meander, wander. See convulsion, deviation, rotation. n. See wind. II Current of air Nouns… …

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  • 20 wind — I n. /wind/ movement, current of air 1) an adverse; balmy, gentle, light; biting, cold, cutting, icy; brisk, heavy, high, stiff, strong; fair, favorable; gale force; gusty; head; raw; tail; trade wind 2) the prevailing winds 3) the wind blows;… …

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