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Another word for gust

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Noun
  1. A natural movement or current of air

      1. A wind with a speed of from 34 to 40 knots (39 to 46 miles per hour; 63 to 74 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      2. A storm at sea.
      3. A forceful outburst:
      1. The west wind.
      2. A gentle breeze.
      3. Any of various soft light fabrics, yarns, or garments, especially a lightweight, checked gingham fabric.
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. A light current of air; a gentle wind.
      2. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 27 knots (5 to 31 miles per hour; 7 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      3. Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
      1. A very strong gust of wind or air.
      2. The effect of such a gust.
      3. A forcible stream of air, gas, or steam from an opening, especially one in a blast furnace to aid combustion.
      1. A colorless, odorless, tasteless, gaseous mixture, mainly nitrogen (approximately 78 percent) and oxygen (approximately 21 percent) with lesser amounts of argon, carbon dioxide, hydrogen, neon, helium, and other gases.
      2. This mixture with varying amounts of moisture and particulate matter, enveloping the earth; the atmosphere.
      3. The sky; the firmament.
    See also:

    breath

  2. A sudden violent expression, as of emotion

    See also:

    explosion

Another word for gust

Noun
      1. A light current of air; a gentle wind.
      2. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 27 knots (5 to 31 miles per hour; 7 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
      3. Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
      1. Moving air, especially a natural and perceptible movement of air parallel to or along the ground.
      2. A movement of air generated artificially, as by bellows or a fan.
      3. The direction from which a movement of air comes:
      1. A very strong gust of wind or air.
      2. The effect of such a gust.
      3. A forcible stream of air, gas, or steam from an opening, especially one in a blast furnace to aid combustion.
    See also:

    wind

    wind