fresh gale


fresh gale
noun
wind moving 39-46 knots; 8 on the Beaufort scale
Hypernyms: ↑gale
Part Holonyms: ↑Beaufort scale, ↑wind scale

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noun
: wind having a speed of 39 to 46 miles per hour — see beaufort scale table

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Meteorol.
a wind of 39-46 mph (17-33 m/sec). Cf. gale1 (def. 2).
[1575-85]

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fresh gale,
a wind with a velocity of 39-46 miles per hour (force 8 on the Beaufort scale).

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n. a wind of force 8 on the Beaufort scale (34-40 knots or 39-46 mph)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Fresh gale — Fresh Fresh (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. {Fresher} (fr[e^]sh [ e]r); superl. {Freshest}.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fresh gale — n. a wind whose speed is 39 to 46 miles per hour: see the Beaufort scale in the Reference Supplement …   English World dictionary

  • fresh gale — noun Date: 1582 wind having a speed of 39 to 46 miles per hour (62 to 74 kilometers per hour) see Beaufort scale table …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fresh gale — Meteorol. a wind of 39 46 mph (17 33 m/sec). Cf. gale1 (def. 2). [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

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