west wind

  1. wind that blows from west to east
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How To Use west wind In A Sentence

  • With any luck at all, they could sail their fleet of ten little splintered and gouged boats right to the mouth of Back's Great Fish River, pause at the mouth to rerig for river running, and — with only the slightest help from northwest winds and men at the oars — head briskly upstream. The Terror
  • It is exposed to south and north-west winds, and the weather and sea conditions have to be just right to dive it safely.
  • Autumn, willow to show people his great mind wide. In winter, the cold northwest wind in the staunchly upright, covered with white snow to give it the Silver Art.
  • The west wind blew strong; the clouds were heavy; now and then the moon shone on a sullen sea; now and then the darkness broke over rank maremma vapours; at times he heard the distant bellowing of the herds, at times he heard the moaning of the water; mighty cities, lost armies, slaughtered hosts, foundered fleets, were underneath that soil and sea; whole nations had their sepulchres on that low, wind-blown shore. Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida Selected from the Works of Ouida
  • But rain or showers affected many areas throughout the week, with blustery southwest winds making it feel quite cool. Times, Sunday Times
  • The regular passage is far to the east around Staten Island, which means a loss of westing, and here, at the tip of the world, where the great west wind, unobstructed by any land, sweeps round and around the narrow girth of earth, westing is the thing that has to be fought for mile by mile and inch by inch. CHAPTER XXXIII
  • The original building was erected in 1880, but the builders did not allow for the strength of the nor'west wind and in May 1884 it was completely destroyed by a gale force nor'wester.
  • The East Wind prevails over the West Wind.
  • The forecast says that south-west winds will blow away from population centres.
  • Summer is not good, poor even when I did not have to drink the northwest wind ... ...
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