HyperDic: zephyr

English > 2 senses of the word zephyr / Zephyr:
NOUNphenomenonzephyr, breeze, gentle wind, aira slight wind (usually refreshing)
person Zephyr(Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind
zephyr / Zephyr > pronunciation
Soundszeh'fer
Rhymesaquifer ... woofer: 60 rhymes with fer...
English > zephyr: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA slight wind (usually refreshing).
Synonymsbreeze, gentle wind, air
NarrowerbreathA slight movement of the air
fresh breezewind moving 19-24 knots
gentle breezewind moving 8-12 knots
light airwind moving 1-3 knots
light breezewind moving 4-7 knots
moderate breezewind moving 13-18 knots
sea breezeA cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
strong breezewind moving 25-31 knots
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishbrisa, céfiro
Catalanbrisa, oratge, oreig
English > Zephyr: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

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