Translation of gust in Spanish:


ráfaga, n.

Pronunciation /ɡʌst//ɡəst/


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    ráfaga feminine
    racha feminine
    a gust of wind una ráfaga de viento
    • And we've had some wind gusts and squally weather here but nothing has been damaged.
    • Wind gusts up to 183 mph were measured at the Blue Hill observatory outside Boston.
    • A strong gust of wind blew a small cloud of dirt into their air, and she shielded her eyes.
    • In the course of yesterday's failed landing there was a storm - with lightning and strong wind gusts - in the Toronto airport area at the time.
    • Although some gusts were as strong as a hurricane the average wind speed was only sufficient to classify the storm as a severe gale.
    • A strong gust of wind came out of nowhere and the fire went out.
    • Winds, initially between the North East and South East in direction, are to reach speeds of between 45 and 55 miles per hour with gusts of up to 70 or 80 mph.
    • As the players went back on to the court there were incredibly strong gusts of wind blowing through the stadium.
    • These systems are intended to protect the workers in case of sudden wind gusts and to protect the investment of time and money already expended on the built wall.
    • With gusts of up to 180 miles per hour, Commonwealth Bay is often the windiest place on earth.
    • The wind that day turned from a light breeze to fierce gusts.
    • Last night, as strong gusts and heavy squalls hit the east coast, yachts were ripped from their moorings and more than half a million homes and businesses were left without power.
    • The strongest gusts recorded in Great Britain during the storm were 115 mph at Shoreham, 108 mph at Dover and 106 mph at Ashford in Kent.
    • An unusual feature of the month was the frequency of strong winds, with gale gusts recorded at most stations.
    • Some crickets were chirping quietly and a few gusts of wind would rush past us every now and then.
    • All of a sudden the sky went from red to black and a strong gust of wind estimated at about 100 knots blew fist-sized embers into the yard, setting it ablaze.
    • By the time she was back, ominous gusts of wind - strong enough to blow one's cap off - were swirling, and the occasional thunderclap shook the stadium.
    • That meant it could safely be assumed the strongest gusts would affect Northern France and the Low Countries.
    • Strong gusts of wind rattled the shutters in their frames, driving the rain against the slate roof with such vigour it sounded like hail.
    • Horsemen were greeted by temperatures in the 40s, heavy rain, and wind gusts of nearly 40 miles per hour on Tuesday.

intransitive verb

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    (wind) soplar
    • She and her craft spent 10 hours in the grip of a storm with winds gusting up to 70 mph and mountainous seas which hurled her around the cabin.
    • Winds gusting against a brawny sprinter riding a disc-wheel bike at 60 kph round a high bend are a recipe for disaster.
    • Winds gusting up to 75 mph brought chaos to parts of the north west - but luck was on the side of those who got caught up in the mayhem.
    • The second half of the month was dominated by high winds, which gusted up to 99 mph at Malin Head in the Irish Republic and 82 mph at Edinburgh Airport.
    • They winced as a cold and blustery autumn wind gusted into their exposed and unprotected faces.
    • The northerly wind gusted almost to gale force and whipped the snow into drifts three to four feet deep on the Wolds.
    • North Yorkshire Police and highways staff had to deal with a succession of lorries blown over as winds gusted to 95 mph across the A1, A1M, A19 and A66.
    • A brittle wind gusted through the trees that surrounded the small hamlet, barely rustling the leaves.
    • We were going to run more this afternoon, but with the wind gusting like it is, we decided it wasn't worth taking a chance.
    • The wind gusted, making the water slightly choppy, but otherwise it was a fine day.
    • Floridians are keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Wilma, whose winds are now gusting at about 150 miles an hour.
    • Winds gusting up to 100 mph felled hundreds of trees, tore roofs from houses, and blocked roads in southern North Island.
    • Winds gusting up to 100 mph hit much of England and Wales, cutting off supplies to two million customers.
    • Winds there gusted to 77 miles an hour, damaging roofs, blowing down trees and fanning several fires.
    • Part of the roof of the mill in Ballisodare fell off in the gale force winds which gusted up to 70 mph.
    • As she walked back to the house, the wind gusted, and her hair tumbled about her shoulders.
    • The wind was gusting between force 8 and 9 but they managed to reach the drifting vessel.
    • It started off as a clear, cold day but with moderate winds gusting from 15 to 20 knots.
    • The ship was taking on big swells, and the wind was gusting across the deck.
    • The wind gets up, gusting in from the Atlantic and rain starts to lash the windows.