II. INORGANIC MATTER
2. Fluid matter; fluids in motion
[Air in motion] Wind.
gust, blast, breeze, 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; ventosity; rough weather, dirty weather, ugly weather, stress of weather; dirty sky, mare's tail; thick squall, black squall, white squall.
anemography, aerodynamics; windgauge, weathercock, weathervane; anemometer, anemoscope.
sufflation, insufflation, perflation, inflation, afflation; blowing, fanning; ventilation.
sneezing; 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.
respire, breathe, puff; whif, whiffle; gasp, wheeze; snuff, snuffle; sniff, sniffle; sneeze, cough.
fan, ventilate; inflate, perflate; blow up.
[Adjectives] blowing; windy, flatulent; breezy, gusty, squally; stormy, tempestuous, blustering; boisterous (violent) [more].
[Phrases] "lull'd by soft zephyrs" [Pope]; "the storm is up and all is on the hazard" [Julius Caesar]; "the winds were wither'd in the stagnant air" [Byron]; "while mocking winds are piping loud" [Milton]; "winged with red lightning and tempestuous rage" [Paradise Lost].