Meaning of GUST in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ gʌst ]

( gusts, gusting, gusted)


A gust is a short, strong, sudden rush of wind.

A gust of wind drove down the valley...

A hurricane-force gust blew off part of a church tower.

N-COUNT : oft N of n


When the wind gusts , it blows with short, strong, sudden rushes.

The wind gusted again...

The wind gusted up to 164 miles an hour.

VERB : V , V prep / adv


If you feel a gust of emotion, you feel the emotion suddenly and intensely.

...a small gust of pleasure.

N-COUNT : N of n

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