1. wind moving 39-46 knots
; 8 on the Beaufort scale
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fresh \Fresh\ (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. Fresher
(fr[e^]sh"[~e]r); superl. Freshest.] [OE. fresch, AS.
fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk,
Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr
fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF. fres, freis, fem. freske, fresche,
F. frais, fem. fra[^i]che, which are of German origin. Cf.
Fraischeur, Fresco, Frisk.]
1. Possessed of original life and vigor; new and strong;
2. New; original; additional. "Fear of fresh mistakes." --Sir
A fresh pleasure in every fresh posture of the
3. Lately produced, gathered, or prepared for market; not
stale; not dried or preserved; not wilted, faded, or
tainted; in good condition; as, fresh vegetables, flowers,
eggs, meat, fruit, etc.; recently made or obtained;
occurring again; repeated; as, a fresh supply of goods;
fresh tea, raisins, etc.; lately come or made public; as,
fresh news; recently taken from a well or spring; as,
4. Youthful; florid; as, these fresh nymphs. --Shak.
5. In a raw, green, or untried state; uncultivated;
uncultured; unpracticed; as, a fresh hand on a ship.
6. Renewed in vigor, alacrity, or readiness for action; as,
fresh for a combat; hence, tending to renew in vigor;
rather strong; cool or brisk; as, a fresh wind.
7. Not salt; as, fresh water, in distinction from that which
is from the sea, or brackish; fresh meat, in distinction
from that which is pickled or salted.
Fresh breeze (Naut.), a breeze between a moderate and a
strong breeze; one blowinq about twenty miles an hour.
Fresh gale, a gale blowing about forty-five miles an hour.
Fresh way (Naut.), increased speed.
Syn: Sound; unimpaired; recent; unfaded: ruddy; florid;
sweet; good: inexperienced; unpracticed: unused; lively;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: wind moving 39-46 knots; 8 on the Beaufort scale