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Weather

Weath´er
n.1.
1.The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; meteorological condition of the atmosphere; as, warm weather; cold weather; wet weather; dry weather, etc.
Not amiss to cool a man's stomach this hot weather.
- Shak.
Fair weather cometh out of the north.
- Job xxxvii. 22.
2.Vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air.
3.Storm; tempest.
What gusts of weather from that gathering cloud
My thoughts presage!
- Dryden.
4.A light rain; a shower.
Stress of weather
violent winds; force of tempests.
To make fair weather
to flatter; to give flattering representations.
To make good weather
(Naut.) to endure a gale well or ill; - said of a vessel.
Under the weather
ill; also, financially embarrassed.
- Shak.
Weather box
Same as Weather house, below.
- Bartlett.
Weather breeder
a fine day which is supposed to presage foul weather.
- Thackeray.
Weather bureau
a popular name for the signal service. See Signal service, under Signal, a.
Weather cloth
(Naut.) a long piece of canvas of tarpaulin used to preserve the hammocks from injury by the weather when stowed in the nettings.
Weather door
(Mining) See Trapdoor, 2.
Weather gall
Same as Water gall, 2.
Weather house
a mechanical contrivance in the form of a house, which indicates changes in atmospheric conditions by the appearance or retirement of toy images.
- Halliwell.
v. t.1.To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.
[An eagle] soaring through his wide empire of the air
To weather his broad sails.
- Spenser.
This gear lacks weathering.
- Latimer.
2.Hence, to sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to sustain; to endure; to resist; as, to weather the storm.
For I can weather the roughest gale.
- Longfellow.
You will weather the difficulties yet.
- F. W. Robertson.
3.(Naut.) To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship.
4.(Falconry) To place (a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
To weather a point
a - (Naut.) To pass a point of land, leaving it on the lee side.
b - Hence, to gain or accomplish anything against opposition.
To weather out
to encounter successfully, though with difficulty; as, to weather out a storm.
v. i.1.To undergo or endure the action of the atmosphere; to suffer meteorological influences; sometimes, to wear away, or alter, under atmospheric influences; to suffer waste by weather.
The organisms . . . seem indestructible, while the hard matrix in which they are imbedded has weathered from around them.
- H. Miller.
a.1.(Naut.) Being toward the wind, or windward - opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.
Weather gauge
a - (Naut.) The position of a ship to the windward of another.
b - Fig.: A position of advantage or superiority; advantage in position.
To veer, and tack, and steer a cause
Against the weather gauge of laws.
- Hudibras.
Noun1.Weatherweather - the meteorological conditions: temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation; "they were hoping for good weather"; "every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception"
Verb1.weather - face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements"
Synonyms: brave, brave out, endure
2.weather - cause to slope
3.weather - sail to the windward of
4.weather - change under the action or influence of the weather; "A weathered old hut"
Adj.1.weather - towards the side exposed to wind
Synonyms: upwind
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