Definition of High wind

1. Noun. A very strong wind. "Rain and high winds covered the region"

Generic synonyms: Air Current, Current Of Air, Wind

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Lexicographical Neighbors of High Wind

high temperature
high tension
high tide
high tide line
high tides
high time
high touch
high touches
high treason
high up
high vacuum
high voltage sign
high voltage signs
high water
high waters
high wind (current term)
high wine
high wire
high yaller
high yellow

Literary usage of High wind

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1. Environmental Indicators for Agriculture by Organisation for Economic Co-operation, SourceOECD (Online service), Development. (2001)
"Share of agricultural land area affected by moderate to high wind erosion:1 1990s Area assessed is 100% of total agricultural land Iceland Poland Hungary ..."

2. Diaries and Correspondence of James Harris, First Earl of Malmesbury by James Harris Malmesbury (1844)
"high wind—rough sea—no going. Commissary called in the evening of 25th—complains of Brook's loquaciousness. Osborne brings passengers — wrong—stupid fellow. ..."

3. Nippur Or Explorations A. Adventures on the Euphrates: Narrative of the by John Punnett Peters (1897)
"21°, cloudy, very high wind SSE March S. 6.15 AM, bar. 76.35, ther. 14°, cloudy, wind fresh SSE high wind and a very little rain during the night, ..."

4. A Narrative of a Visit to the Australian Colonies by James Backhouse (1843)
"high wind.—Sudden Death.—Coach Travelling. —Delusion.—Hot Wind, &c. ... A high wind raised such clouds of dust, as rendered it nearly impracticable to pass ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1874)
"Cases have been known in which, against a high wind, guns could not be hoard at a ... That sound should be blown back by a high wind does not at first sight ..."

6. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1861)
"... just as we peo a high wind do with the water issuing from tile jets or a fountain. This dew is driven into the box through an aperture ou a level with ..."

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