HyperDic: gust

English > 1 sense of the word gust:
NOUNphenomenongust, blast, blowa strong current of air
gust > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > gust: 1 sense > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA strong current of air.
Example"the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
Synonymsblast, blow
NarrowerblusterA violent gusty wind
puff, puff of air, whiffA short light gust of air
sandblastA blast of wind laden with sand
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishracha, ráfaga, soplido, soplo
Catalanràfega, ratxa
Adjectivesgustyblowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts

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