Roget category 3493. Words relating to matter
› 3.2. Inorganic matter
›› 3.2.2. Fluid matter
[Air in motion]
breath of air —
jet stream —
gust, blast, squall, gale, half a gale, storm, tempest, hurricane, whirlwind, tornado, samiel, cyclone, anticyclone, typhoon — simoon†, simoom — harmattan†, monsoon, trade wind, sirocco, mistral, bise†, tramontane, levanter — capful of wind — fresh breeze, stiff breeze — keen blast — blizzard, barber [Can.], candelia†, chinook, foehn, khamsin†, norther, vendaval†, wuther†.
windiness etc. adj. — ventosity† — rough weather, dirty weather, ugly weather, stress of weather — dirty sky, mare's tail — thick squall, black squall, white squall.
anemography†, aerodynamics — wind gauge, weathercock, vane, weather-vane, wind sock — anemometer, anemoscope†.
sufflation†, insufflation†, perflation†, inflation, afflation† — blowing, fanning etc. v. — ventilation.
sneezing etc. v. — errhine† — sternutative†, sternutatory† — sternutation — hiccup, hiccough — catching of the breath.
Eolus, Boreas, Zephyr, cave of Eolus.
air pump, air blower, lungs, bellows, blowpipe, fan, ventilator, punkah† — branchiae†, gills, flabellum†, vertilabrum†.
blow great guns,
blow a hurricane
respire, breathe, puff — whiff, whiffle — gasp, wheeze — snuff, snuffle — sniff, sniffle — sneeze, cough.
fan, ventilate — inflate, perflate† — blow up.
pulmonic [Med.], pulmonary.
lull'd by soft zephyrs"
the storm is up and all is on the hazard"
the winds were wither'd in the stagnant air"
while mocking winds are piping loud"
winged with red lightning and tempestuous winged with red lightning and tempestuous rage"
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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