• Call it the Das Boot effect: With their deep keels and heavy ballast, J-boats push such a mass of water that they tend to hunker down in a breeze, submerging the bow and stern and soaking practically everyone on deck.

    FORBES: Magazine Article

  • The stringy branches floated in a cool breeze, while the leaves, like a swarm of arrowheads, flickered in the soft rays cast by the street lights.

    NEWYORKER: The House Behind a Weeping Cherry

  • The central aisle of an airliner, the back seat of a car (stale popcorn crammed into cushion cracks), a coal mine, a hospital waiting room, a long tunnel in which a hot breeze blew first in one direction and then the other.

    NEWYORKER: Ziggurat

  • The camera holds on her, in a faint breeze, and, for a few seconds, becomes helplessly and dangerously complicit in his wiles: all of a sudden, Elizabeth Olsen, who until now has seemed fragile and doll-like in her prettiness, seems overwhelmingly beautiful.

    NEWYORKER: Family Farm

  • The sides of the flag waved slowly in a light breeze, and Bush was visibly moved by his experience.

    CNN: No hope of finding more survivors at Pentagon

  • Where an 80-footer used to need near-hurricane winds to get it moving, a comparable Wally can do 10 knots in a light breeze.

    FORBES: Wallypalooza

  • At 30 below zero Fahrenheit, frostbite can occur in as little as 10 minutes with the slightest winds, and in five minutes in a brisk breeze, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns.


  • At first sight, the 50m-high metal cage appears to be little more than makeshift scaffolding, and with only six discrete steel cables supporting the structure, the sway of the platform is quite noticeable, even in a gentle breeze.

    BBC: Brunei��s wild riches

  • On a notoriously violent patch of the Atlantic Ocean north of Scotland and 160 kilometers west of the Shetland Islands, where winds howl at 80 kilometers an hour and waves can run 30 meters high, a brutish red vessel rolls in a mounting breeze.

    FORBES: Going deep

  • She had flitted in like a summer breeze, put a package of square Russian biscuits on the table, and sat down on the edge of one of the desks, not looking at anybody, her legs crossed.

    NEWYORKER: Luda and Milena

  • On top of the mess, one straight tube juts out, a square of gray duct tape hanging from it, flapping in the breeze, a flag of surrender.

    NPR: L.A. Looks to Cut Smog with Leaf Blower Trade-In

  • Both colts had final workouts over the weekend Flashback a speedy five-furlong work in 59 seconds, and Goldencents a six-furlong breeze in 1:11.60.

    WSJ: Vyjack looking to give owner another big score

  • Open from April to September in pleasant weather, The 7th offers an outdoor destination with a cooling breeze in hotter days, with, of course, an unforgettable view.

    BBC: Parisian bars with a view

  • It is nasal bombardment, in a good way: wafts of curry drift in the breeze, cinnamon sings on the sidewalk and many shop owners keep a stick of incense perpetually burning.

    BBC: Toronto as a world map

  • In a 20-knot breeze, the steel-hulled yacht can easily accelerate past 14 knots, or 16mph.

    FORBES: Magazine Article

  • He beat Nicole Cooke, Ryan Giggs, Bradley Dredge, David Davies and Michaela Breeze in a public vote.

    BBC: Calzaghe scoops BBC Wales honour

  • My mind drifted to South America and I began to daydream my new hammock was swaying in the breeze beside a beach in Brazil.

    FORBES: Afternoon Delight

  • In a 20-knot breeze the kite is already straining at the 500-pound test control lines with enough force to pull you halfway out of the water.

    FORBES: Hook In and Hold On

  • If the extra clarity and absence of motion blur make you wonder if Orlando Bloom's elf ear is crooked or an Ent isn't blowing in the breeze like a tree ought to, then we might get another 90 years of good ol' 24 frames per second.

    ENGADGET: Editorial: Despite shaky 48 fps Hobbit preview, high frame rates will take off

  • Ehud Givon, CEO of WeCU, envisions a day when a passenger can breeze through a security checkpoint in 20 to 30 seconds.

    CNN: Behavioral screening -- the future of airport security?

  • Cameras in tow, he would breeze into a company, dispensing blunt criticism, bonhomie and brisk advice in equal portions.

    ECONOMIST: John Harvey-Jones

  • With Leinster playing against a stiff breeze in the first half the hosts were always going to keep the ball in hand where possible.

    BBC: Leinster 22-9 Leicester

  • The bottom of each screen looked like a page flapping in the breeze Flipboard's playful way of reminding you to page forward for more content.

    WSJ: The Digital Solution: In Your Hands, Just What You Want to Read

  • Catch up on the latest news as you hear the paper rustle in the breeze before playing a round of tennis before your courtesy continental breakfast.

    BBC: Daily deal: Virginia horse country inn and spa

  • Aided by a stiff breeze in the first half, Leinster's initial tactic was to run the ball at every opportunity against the French Championship leaders and Gordon D'Arcy's break into the Racing 22 set up a simple penalty for Isa Nacewa in the fifth minute.

    BBC: Leinster 38-22 Racing-Metro 92

  • There was also a perceptible drop in the temperature, and the breeze blowing over this desert village suddenly felt a lot cooler.

    BBC: Under the Moon's shadow

  • He simply welcomed her like a breeze that blew in with this season abroad, in his old home town, and seemed to refresh him.

    NEWYORKER: A Beneficiary

  • In the 56th minute Newport reduced the deficit when Howarth opened a gap in the 22 to put wing Ben Breeze over under the post.

    BBC: In-form Ponty stay top

  • Even during the height of summer, a cool breeze and misty fog often roll in over the pristine oceanside cliffs, offering a respite from the smothering desert heat that blankets the city farther inland.

    BBC: The hidden treasures of seaside San Pedro

  • However, the victory of Francois Hollande in the French presidential election has sent a breeze of hope throughout the euro zone.

    CNN: Greek politicians, don't destroy your nation's future

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