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gustnoun [C]

uk   /ɡʌst/  us   /ɡʌst/
a sudden strong wind: A sudden gust of wind blew his umbrella inside out.figurative She could hear gusts of laughter (= sudden, loud laughter) from within the room.

gustverb [I]

uk   /ɡʌst/  us   /ɡʌst/
to blow strongly: Winds gusting to 50 mph brought down power lines.
(Definition of gust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gustnoun [C]

 us   /ɡʌst/
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]  us   /ɡʌst/
Winds are gusting up to 55 miles per hour.
gusty
adjective  us   /ˈɡʌs·ti/
gusty winds
(Definition of gust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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