Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 349 (Air in motion Wind)

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#349. [Air in motion] Wind. -- N.. wind, draught, flatus, afflatus, efflation[obs], eluvium[obs]; air; breath, breath of air; puff, whiff, zephyr; blow, breeze, drift; aura; stream, current, jet stream; undercurrent.

gust, blast, squall, gale, half a gale, storm, tempest, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado, samiel, cyclone, anticyclone, typhoon; simoon[obs], simoom; harmattan[obs], monsoon, trade wind, sirocco, mistral, bise[obs], tramontane, levanter; capful of wind; fresh breeze, stiff breeze; keen blast; blizzard, barber [Can.], candelia[obs], chinook, foehn, khamsin[obs], norther, vendaval[obs], wuther[obs].

windiness &c.adj.; ventosity|; rough weather, dirty weather, ugly weather, stress of weather; dirty sky, mare's tail; thick squall, black squall, white squall.

anemography[obs], aerodynamics; wind gauge, weathercock, vane, weather-vane, wind sock; anemometer, anemoscope[obs].

sufflation[obs], insufflation[obs], perflation[obs], inflation, afflation[obs]; blowing, fanning &c. v.; ventilation.

sneezing &c.v.: errhine[obs]; sternutative[obs], sternutatory[obs]; sternutation; hiccup, hiccough; catching of the breath.

Eolus, Boreas, Zephyr, cave of Eolus.

air pump, air blower, lungs, bellows, blowpipe, fan, ventilator, punkah[obs]; branchiae[obs], gills, flabellum[obs], vertilabrum[obs].

whiffle ball.

V. blow, waft; blow hard, blow great guns, blow a hurricane &c. n.; wuther[obs]; stream, issue.

respire, breathe, puff; whiff, whiffle; gasp, wheeze; snuff, snuffle; sniff, sniffle; sneeze, cough.

fan, ventilate; inflate, perflate|; blow up.

Adj. blowing &c. v.; windy, flatulent; breezy, gusty, squally; stormy, tempestuous, blustering; boisterous &c. (violent) 173.

pulmonic[Med], pulmonary.

Phr. "lull'd by soft zephyrs" [Pope]; "the storm is up and all is on the hazard" [Julius Caesar]; "the winds were wither'd in the stagnant air" [Byron]; "while mocking winds are piping loud" [Milton]; "winged with red lightning and tempestuous rage" [Paradise Lost].