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gust

noun [C]  /ɡʌst/ us  
a sudden, strong wind that blows for a very short time: A sudden gust lifted his trailer and tossed it on its side.
gust
verb [I]  /ɡʌst/ us  
Winds are gusting up to 55 miles per hour.
gusty
adjective  /ˈɡʌs·ti/ us  
gusty winds
Translations of “gust”
in Korean 바람이 세차게 불다…
in Arabic يَهُبّ…
in French rafale…
in Turkish ani ve şiddetli esmek, bora şeklinde esmek…
in Italian soffiare a raffiche…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一陣狂風,一陣強風…
in Russian дуть сильно, с порывами…
in Polish wiać…
in Spanish ráfaga, racha…
in Portuguese rajar…
in German die Böe…
in Catalan bufar fort…
in Japanese (風が)強く吹く…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一阵狂风,一阵强风…
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