gust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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gustnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɡʌst/
a ​suddenstrongwind: A ​sudden gust ofwindblew his ​umbrella inside out.figurative She could ​hear gusts oflaughter (= ​sudden, ​loudlaughter) from within the ​room.

gustverb [I]

uk   us   /ɡʌst/
to ​blowstrongly: Winds gusting to 50 ​mphbrought down ​powerlines.
(Definition of gust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gustnoun [C]

 us   /ɡʌst/
a ​sudden, ​strongwind that ​blows for a very ​shorttime: A ​sudden gust ​lifted his ​trailer and ​tossed it on ​itsside.
gust
verb [I]  us   /ɡʌst/
Winds are gusting up to 55 ​milesperhour.
gusty
adjective  us   /ˈɡʌs·ti/
gusty ​winds
(Definition of gust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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