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Gust

sudden outburst. See also rack .

Examples: gust of fire, 1674; of grace, 1807; of grief, 1715; of hope, 1705; of joy, 1789; of passion, 1783; of pleasure, 1704; of sin, 1639; of smoke, 1811; of sound, 1849; of tears, 1870; of unholy passion, 1852; of temptation, 1681; of water, 1610; of weather, 1697; of wind, 1694.

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gust / gəst/ • n. a brief, strong rush of wind. ∎  a burst of something such as rain, sound, or emotion: gusts of rain lashed down the narrow alleys. • v. [intr.] (of the wind) blow in gusts: the wind was gusting through the branches of the tree.

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gust

gust A sharp increase in wind strength close to the ground, caused by mechanical disturbance in an air flow. Gusts may also be generated by temperature lapse rates and by wind shear (e.g. in clear-air turbulence).

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gust

gust Sharp increase in wind strength close to the ground, caused by mechanical disturbance in an air flow. Gusts may also be generated by temperature lapse rates and by wind shear, e.g. in clear-air turbulence.

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gust

gust XVI. — ON. gustr, f. *ʒus-, weak grade of the base of ON. gjósa gush.

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gust

gustadjust, august, bust, combust, crust, dust, encrust, entrust, gust, just, lust, mistrust, must, robust, rust, thrust, trust, undiscussed •stardust • sawdust • angel dust •bloodlust • wanderlust • upthrust

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