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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tempests (0.01011 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to tempests.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tempest taufan, topan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tempest tempest n 1: a violent commotion or disturbance; “the storms that had characterized their relationship had died away”; “it was only a tempest in a teapot” [syn: storm] 2: (literary) a violent wind; “a tempest swept over the island”
English → English (gcide) Definition: tempests Gale \Gale\ (g[=a]l), n. [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. gal furious, Icel. galinn, cf. Icel. gala to sing, AS. galan to sing, Icel. galdr song, witchcraft, AS. galdor charm, sorcery, E. nightingale; also, Icel. gj[=o]la gust of wind, gola breeze. Cf. Yell.] 1. A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests. [1913 Webster] Note: Gales have a velocity of from about eighteen (“moderate”) to about eighty (“very heavy”) miles an our. --Sir. W. S. Harris. [1913 Webster] 2. A moderate current of air; a breeze. [1913 Webster] A little gale will soon disperse that cloud. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And winds of gentlest gale Arabian odors fanned From their soft wings. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity. [1913 Webster] The ladies, laughing heartily, were fast getting into what, in New England, is sometimes called a gale. --Brooke (Eastford). [1913 Webster] Topgallant gale (Naut.), one in which a ship may carry her topgallant sails. [1913 Webster]

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