1. a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Breeze \Breeze\, n. [F. brise; akin to It. brezza breeze, Sp.
briza, brisa, a breeze from northeast, Pg. briza northeast
wind; of uncertain origin; cf. F. bise, Pr. bisa, OHG. bisa,
north wind, Arm. biz northeast wind.]
1. A light, gentle wind; a fresh, soft-blowing wind.
Into a gradual calm the breezes sink. --Wordsworth.
2. An excited or ruffed state of feeling; a flurry of
excitement; a disturbance; a quarrel; as, the discovery
produced a breeze. [Colloq.]
Land breeze, a wind blowing from the land, generally at
Sea breeze, a breeze or wind blowing, generally in the
daytime, from the sea.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a cooling breeze from the sea (during the daytime)
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Sea Breeze, NC -- U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina
Population (2000): 1312
Housing Units (2000): 643
Land area (2000): 1.627691 sq. miles (4.215700 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.627691 sq. miles (4.215700 sq. km)
FIPS code: 60000
Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
Location: 34.063540 N, 77.898722 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Sea Breeze, NC