Sentence Examples with the word gust

The house groaned as a gust of wind bombarded it.

It was with a machine of the latter type that he was upset by a sudden gust of wind and killed in 1896.

A gust of wind delivered the smell of raindrops on parched soil.

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At any time a gust of wind could send the car over the cliff.

A gust of pine and jet fuel scented wind whipped by her.

The car rocked slightly with a gust of wind.

A gust of wind tore the hood from her head and snatched at her hair.

The two great merits of this anemometer are its simplicity and the absence of a wind vane; on the other hand it is not well adapted to leaving a record on paper of the actual velocity at any definite instant, and hence it leaves a short but violent gust unrecorded.

Suddenly a gust of wind beat violently against the casement of the window, from which the double frame had been removed (by order of the prince, one window frame was removed in each room as soon as the larks returned), and, forcing open a loosely closed latch, set the damask curtain flapping and blew out the candle with its chill, snowy draft.

And at that moment, though the day was still, a light gust of wind blowing over the army slightly stirred the streamers on the lances and the unfolded standards fluttered against their staffs.