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  • n. A gust of wind and rain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A gust of wind and rain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An outburst of wind, rain, or tears; specifically, nautical, a gust of wind and rain.

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  • "One of the very few formal scientific studies to look at the psychological consequences of blurting was performed in 2001 of the University of Texas at Austin. Authors William B. Swann and Peter J. Rentfrow not only organised a complex series of experiments to investigate the effects of various levels of blurting, but also devised the Brief Loquaciousness and Interpersonal Responsiveness Test (BLIRT) to quantify its effects. - See more at: http://www.improbable.com/2011/10/28/blirtatiousness/#sthash.lPQwpvgv.dpuf" Improbable Research

    October 15, 2013