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breeze

Meteorol a wind of force two to six inclusive on the Beaufort scale

breeze

[brēz]
(meteorology)
A light, gentle, moderate, fresh wind.
In the Beaufort scale, a wind speed ranging from 4 to 31 miles (6.4 to 49.6 kilometers) per hour.

pan breeze, breeze

Small bits of coke and furnace clinker from the pan beneath a coke oven; suitable for use as aggregate in lightweight concrete block.
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Then softly on the breeze came distant music, growing ever nearer, till over the rippling waves came the singing Water Spirits, in their boats of many-colored shells; and as they placed their glittering crown on Thistle's head, loud rang the flowers, and joyously sang the birds, while all the Forest Fairies cried, with silvery voices, "Lily-Bell and Thistledown
The sails, in that light breeze, made but a faint fluttering noise.
The coolies, earth-coloured and mute, crouched reverently some twenty or thirty yards away, and the Babu, the slack of his thin gear snapping like a marking-flag in the chill breeze, stood by with an air of happy proprietorship.
About four in the morning, Monday, the sun reappeared in the horizon; the clouds had dispersed, and a cheery breeze refreshed the morning dawn.
He lifted his head and sniffed the slow, jungle breeze.
Not the slightest movement in the vessel had been perceptible in the cabin; not a sound had been audible indicating the rising of the breeze.
A puff of breeze made a flash of darkness on the smooth water, touched our faces, and became forgotten.
The land and sea breezes have got broken up into small pieces.
The sun was low in the west, and the breeze soft and languorous that came up from the south, charged with the seductive odor of the sea.
Then she took up the white foam that streaked the line of the advancing tide, and threw it upon the breeze, scampering after it with winged footsteps to catch the great snowflakes ere they fell.
The sun had just set, the sea breeze was rustling and tumbling in the woods and ruffling the grey surface of the anchorage; the tide, too, was far out, and great tracts of sand lay uncovered; the air, after the heat of the day, chilled me through my jacket.
They had sailed for several days, when the breeze suddenly fell, and there came a dead calm, at a time when they needed only one day's voyage to reach home.