breeze

Definitions:

  • A light current of air; a gentle wind.
  • 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.
  • Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
  • To move quickly, smoothly, or easily.
  • To progress swiftly or easily.
  • The refuse left when coke or charcoal is made.
  • A gadfly; a horse-fly; specifically, one of certain strongbodied dipterous insects of the family <em>Tabanidœ.</em>
  • To buzz.
  • A moderately brisk wind; a movement of air not so strong as a gale: as, a refreshing <em>breeze;</em> a stiff <em>breeze</em> at sea.
  • A noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a row.
  • To blow gently.
  • In <em>electrotherapy</em>, a discharge of high tension electricity from a pointed or brush electrode, causing a sensation as of a spray falling on the skin.
  • House-sweepings, as fluff, dust, ashes, etc.
  • The material sifted out from house-ashes, extensively used in burning bricks; cinders.
  • Refuse left in the process of making coke or burning charcoal.
  • Refuse coal, coal ashes, and cinders, used in the burning of bricks.
  • A light, gentle wind; a fresh, soft-blowing wind.
  • An excited or ruffed state of feeling; a flurry of excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel.
  • a wind blowing from the land, generally at night.
  • a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the daytime, from the sea.
  • To blow gently.
  • to blow with increasing freshness.
  • A fly of various species, of the family <ex>Tabanidæ</ex>, noted for buzzing about animals, and tormenting them by sucking their blood; -- called also <altname>horsefly</altname>, and <altname>gadfly</altname>. They are among the largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The name is also given to different species of botflies.
  • A <xref>gadfly</xref>; a <xref>horsefly</xref>.
  • A strong-bodied dipterous insect of the family Tabanidae.
  • To <xref>buzz</xref>.
  • A <xref>gentle</xref> to <xref>moderate</xref> <xref>wind</xref>.
  • Any activity that is <xref>easy</xref>, not <xref>testing</xref> or <xref>difficult</xref>.
  • Wind blowing across a <xref>cricket</xref> <xref>match</xref>, <xref>whatever</xref> its <xref>strength</xref>.
  • Ashes and residue of coal or charcoal, usually from a furnace. See Wikipedia article on Clinker.
  • To move casually, in a carefree manner.
  • To <xref>blow</xref> gently.
  • To take a horse under a light run in order to understand the running characteristics of the horse and to observe it while under motion.
  • to proceed quickly and easily
  • any undertaking that is easy to do
  • blow gently and lightly
  • a slight wind (usually refreshing)
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