breezeless


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marked by an absence of circulating air

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Hot nights and breezeless days may have been relieved with iced tea or cold beer, but tempers have remained unquenched this year, mostly due to the fear that life will end if President Obama's health-care policies are put into law.
It is a quiet noon-scene among the isles of the Pacific; a French whaler anchored, inshore, in a calm, and lazily taking water on board; the loosened sails of the ship, and the long leaves of the palms in the background, both drooping together in the breezeless air.
I, on the other hand, spent those four breezeless days cursing myself for ever thinking I could get any useful work from a force of nacre as mercurial as the wind.
We'd put a new roof on it a few weeks back when July was hot and breezeless, the two of us on ladders side by side, and as I'd reached for a nail I thought of what I'd done on the bed below and who I'd done it with.
In this careless summary of Wordsworth's sublime, Klitgard seems to forget his disappointment at Mont Blanc, and to conflate other moments from The Prelude--perhaps the epiphanic scene at the peak of Mount Snowdon on "a close, warm, breezeless summer night" (XIV.
starting time that is usually almost guaranteed to draw wind on a seaside course, got her own share of the lead on a mostly breezeless day.
That means on breezeless afternoons, the temperature in summer can get hotter than the Med and the normally grey sea shimmers in the sun, totally calm.
But, breezeless as the tunnels are, the blackness suffocates the fragile flame and we have to resort to our helmet lights as we trudge back towards daylight.
On a breezeless summer day under the hot Georgia sun, the interior of a school bus can reach 125 degrees, even with doors and windows open.
A warm, humid, and breezeless evening, eight degrees above the equator, in a lush tropical environment.
On this breezeless August day, it covers an area the size of Connecticut.
Standing alone in the street and "trembling in despair" he feels a "drop of pity" -- a tear -- "falling in a breezeless, cloudless sky.
As he learns more about hurricanes and wind speeds, Perry - whose life until then has been as calm as a breezeless summer's day - finds himself facing threats and dangers back home as deadly as anything nature can produce.
Old pros Floyd and Hale Irwin battled each other and the heat on a rare breezeless day at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades.