|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class III. Words Relating to Matter|
|Section II. Inorganic Matter|
| 2. Fluid Matter|
| 3. Fluids in Motion|
|349. [Air in Motion.] Wind.|
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|NOUN:||WIND, draught, flatus, afflatus, sufflation [rare], insufflation, perflation, inflation, afflation, indraft or indraught, efflation; air; breath, - of air; puff, whiff, whiffet, zephyr, blow, drift; aura; stream, current; undercurrent.|
Æolus or Eolus, Boreas, Euroclydon, Eurus, Notus [rare], Zephyr or Zephyrus, Favonius; cave of Æolus or Eolus; Wabun (east wind), Kabibonokka (north wind), Shawondasee (south wind), Mudjekeewis (west wind) [all four from Hiawatha].
GUST, blast, breeze, capful of wind, fresh breeze, stiff breeze, keen blast, squall, half a gale, gale.
TRADE WIND, trades, monsoon.
STORM, tempest, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado, samiel, cyclone, typhoon, simoom or simoon, harmattan, sirocco, mistral, bise [F.], tramontana [It.], tramontane, levant, levanter; blizzard, barber [Can.], candelia [Sp. Am.], chinook, foehn, khamsin, norther, northeaster, northeast gale, vendaval [Sp.], wuther [dial.], willy-willy [Austral.].
WINDINESS &c. adj.; ventosity [obs.]; rough -, dirty -, ugly -, wicked -, foul -, stress of- weather; dirty sky, marestail, mackerel sky; cloud [See Bubble, Cloud]; thick -, black -, white- squall.
ANEMOGRAPHY, anemology, anemometry, aërology, aërography, aërodynamics.
WIND-GAUGE, anemometer, anemoscope, anemograph, anemometrograph; weathercock, weathervane, vane.
BREATHING, respiration, inspiration, inhalation, expiration, exhalation; blowing, fanning, &c. v.; ventilation; sneezing &c. v.; errhine; sternutation; hiccup or hiccough, eructation, catching of the breath; inspirator, respirator, ejector.
air pump, lungs, bellows, pulmotor, blowpipe; branchiæ, gills.
FAN, punkah or punka [India], flabellum, thermantidote, electric fan; ventilabrum [L.].
VENTILATOR, louver, aërator [rare], transom; airpipe [See Air Pipe]; hygrometer, psychrometer.
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|VERB:||BLOW, waft; blow -hard, - great guns, - a hurricane &c. n.; storm; wuther [dial.], stream, issue.|
RESPIRE, breathe, inhale, exhale; inspire, expire; puff; whiff, whiffle; gasp, wheeze; snuff, snuffle; sniff, sniffle; sneeze, cough, hiccup or hiccough; belch, eruct [rare].
FAN, ventilate; inflate, pump, perflate [obs.]; blow up.
WHISTLE, scream, roar, howl, sing, sing in the shrouds, growl.
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|ADJECTIVE:||WINDY, airy, æolian or eolian, borean, favonian; ventilative; blowing &c. v.; breezy, gusty, squally.|
STORMY, tempestuous, blustering, cyclonic, typhonic; boisterous (violent) [See Violence].
ANEMOGRAPHIC, anemological, anemometric or anemometrical, aërologic or aërological, aërographic or aërographical, aërodynamic.
PULMONIC, pulmonary, pulmonate.
NASAL, errhine; sternutative, sternutatory.
FLATULENT, gassy, windy, ventose.
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- Lulld by soft zephyrs.Pope
- The storm is up and all is on the hazard.Julius Cæsar
- The winds were witherd in the stagnant air.Byron
- While mocking winds are piping loud.Milton
- Winged with red lightning and tempestuous rage.Paradise Lost
- The headsails low-volleying thunder.Kipling
- That gay companion, the loudly laughing wind.Dunsany