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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wind with a speed from 32 to 38 miles (51 to 61 kilometers) per hour, according to the Beaufort scale. Also called near gale.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wind moving 32-38 knots; 7 on the Beaufort scale


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