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breeze / brēz/ • n. 1. a gentle wind. ∎  a wind of force 2 to 6 on the Beaufort scale (4–27 knots or 4.5-31 mph). 2. inf. a thing that is easy to do or accomplish: traveling through London was a breeze. • v. [intr.] inf. come or go in a casual or lighthearted manner: I breezed in as if nothing were wrong. ∎  [intr.] deal with something with apparently casual ease: the computer has the power to breeze through huge documents. breeze2 • n. small cinders mixed with sand and cement to make cinder blocks.

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breeze Relatively light wind, often of convective origin. The term also includes particular local air movements, e.g. mountain, land, and sea breezes. See also BEAUFORT SCALE.

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breeze1 †north(-east) wind XVI; cool wind from the sea (or land) on tropical coasts; light wind XVII. prob. — OSp., Pg. briza (Sp. brisa) north-east wind.

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breeze A relatively light wind, often of convective origin, or a particular local air movement (e.g. mountain, land and sea breezes). See also Beaufort scale.

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breeze2 small cinders, XVIII. — F. braise, earlier brese hot charcoal, half-burnt coal.

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