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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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It was a capricious breeze, coming from the coast, and after it passed the sea became smooth.
Now, dear Breeze," said Ripple, "fly straight upward through the air, until we reach the place we have so long been seeking; Sunbeam shall go before to light the way, Yellow-leaf shall shelter me from heat and rain, while Snow-flake shall lie here beside me till it comes of use.
He was not very big, and he walked rather stiffly and uncertainly on his paper legs; but he had a pleasant face, with very red cheeks and very blue eyes, and he bowed so low to the strangers that Dorothy laughed, and the breeze from her mouth nearly blew the Captain over.
For a time in sheer exuberance of animal spirit he raced swiftly through the middle terrace, swinging perilously across wide spans from one jungle giant to the next, and then he clambered upward to the swaying, lesser boughs of the upper terrace where the moon shone full upon him and the air was stirred by little breezes and death lurked ready in each frail branch.
But the land breeze had begun to die away with the rising sun, and now came only in failing puffs.
Over the pavilion, which was of green silk and cloth of gold, countless banners waved in the breeze.
I don't know whether you cultivate the arts of peace or your flag is flung to the battle and the breeze and your voice is for war.
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.
The stiff breeze and heavy sea which had sprung up the previous afternoon had been moderating all morning, so that it was now possible to lower the boats for an afternoon's hunt.
Flee thither, where a rough, strong breeze bloweth!
I am already far north of London, and as I walk in the streets of Petersburgh, I feel a cold northern breeze play upon my cheeks, which braces my nerves and fills me with delight.
A puff of breeze made a flash of darkness on the smooth water, touched our faces, and became forgotten.