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  • n. The condition of being gusty; the presence of gusts of wind

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Examples

  • Lori's recent publications describe how dunes and dune fields record climate change on Mars, the first evidence for dune migration on another planet, and how atmospheric models can be used to account for wind gustiness and its effects on sand movement.

    SETI Institute: Life at the SETI Institute: Lori Fenton -- Sand Seas of the Solar System

  • Add to that, winds from the northwest around 10-15 mph at times with some afternoon gustiness.

    Forecast: Cold keeps a tight grip

  • Typhoon Mirinae, or, Santi as it is named once the storm entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility, is a fast moving storm at 29kph it is forcasr to have winds with gustiness up to 185kph when it makes landfall late friday with an estimated 48 hours to pass over Luzon Island.

    Typhoon Santi (Mirimae) : All Souls Day typhoon expected to bring floods and landslides

  • Meanwhile, as typhoon Frank, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph and gustiness of 150 kph battering inlands, a passenger vessel named M/V Princess of the Stars sunk in Sibuyan Island off the coast of Romblon Province, South of the Philippines.

    Typhoon Frank Batters RP

  • She even received Oprah's Chutzpah Award for "gustiness."

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • The trade-winds were blowing freely, but with a lack of gustiness which made progress against them quite rapid and smooth.

    Around the World in Ten Days

  • American friend what people do on a ship, a place of so much gustiness, if their hair gets blown off into the sea.

    Christopher and Columbus

  • The snow which came at 6 lessened the gustiness and brought the ordinary phenomena of a blizzard.

    Scott's Last Expedition Volume I

  • The mornin 'wuz dark, but I peered with young eyes at the floor, an' it seemed to be a-risin 'in curls an' waves — put me in mind o 'Cany Fork when the wind is of a moderate gustiness.

    Dialect Tales

  • So Hallblithe took the oars and rowed, and as they went up the cave the sea fell, and the wind died out into the aimless gustiness of hollow places; and for a little while was all as dark as dark might be.

    The Story of the Glittering Plain; or, the land of Living Men

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