What does zephyr mean?

Definitions for zephyr
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. breeze, zephyr, gentle wind, airnoun

    a slight wind (usually refreshing)

    "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"

  2. Zephyrnoun

    (Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind


  1. zephyrnoun

    a light wind from the west

    Etymology: From Ζέφυρος

  2. zephyrnoun

    any light refreshing wind; a gentle breeze

    Etymology: From Ζέφυρος

  3. zephyrnoun

    any thing of fine, soft, or light quality, especially fabric

    Etymology: From Ζέφυρος

  4. Zephyrnoun

    The god of the West Wind.

    Etymology: From Ζέφυρος

  5. Zephyrnoun

    The west wind personified

    Etymology: From Ζέφυρος

Webster Dictionary

  1. Zephyrnoun

    the west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze

    Etymology: [L. zephyrus, Gr. , akin to darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. zphyr.]


  1. Zephyr

    Zephyr was a blues-based hard rock band formed in 1969 in Boulder, Colorado by guitarist Tommy Bolin, keyboardist John Faris, David Givens on bass guitar, Robbie Chamberlin on drums and Candy Givens on vocals. Although the charismatic performances by Candy Givens were originally the focal point for the band, it was the flashy guitar work of Tommy Bolin that the band is best remembered for. After Bolin left, he was replaced by Jock Bartley, and the band recorded the album Sunset Ride, their second for Warner Brothers Records. The album is still in print and is much loved by a small but loyal following. On Sunset Ride, Candy Givens displayed her gifts as a singer, composer, and harmonica player. The album was produced by David Givens who also authored the majority of the tunes. As a result of his stint with Zephyr, Bartley went on to a successful career with Gram Parsons and Firefall and drummer, Michael Wooten, went on to play for several years with Carole King. Various versions of Zephyr continued to play in Colorado until Candy's death in 1984. The release of "Heartbeat" in 1982 was promoted by a video that incorporated very early examples of analog computer animation combined with live action.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Zephyr

    zef′ir, n. the west wind: a soft, gentle breeze: thin light worsted or woollen yarn, also a close-fitting jersey or undergarment made of such: anything very light and fine of its kind.—Zephyr cloth, a thin, finely spun woollen cloth for women's gowns. [Gr. zephyroszophos, darkness, the dark quarter, the west.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. zephyr

    A ladylike blizzard.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. zephyr

    The west wind, but generally considered to apply to any light pleasant breeze.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zephyr in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zephyr in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of zephyr in a Sentence

  1. Alessandra Biaggi:

    Her race put a massive crack in cynicism, in a way that people said,' Whoa, this is possible and it can happen here,' more volunteers came in, more shifts knocking doors, more small-dollar donations, and it has been one of the key pieces to Zephyr Teachout progress right now.

  2. Airbus Defense:

    Zephyr can provide persistent surveillance and can cover wide areas because it flies very high. That is definitely one element of future solutions on maritime.

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