Definitions of weather

  1. To expose to the air; to air; to season by exposure to air.
  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.
  3. To sail or pass to the windward of; as, to weather a cape; to weather another ship.
  4. To place ( a hawk) unhooded in the open air.
  5. To expose to, or season by exposure to, the air; sail to the windward of; resist bravely, as a storm.
  6. To affect by exposing to the air: to sail to the windward of: to gain or pass, as a promontory or cape: to hold out stoutly against difficulties.
  7. To sail to the wind- ward of; pass securely through.
  8. To pass successfully; survive.
  9. To expose to the weather.
  10. To go to the wind ward of.
  11. 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.
  12. To undergo change by the action of the air, rain, etc.
  13. sail to the windward of
  14. cause to slope
  15. 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.
  16. To expose to the air; to disintegrate by exposure to the air: to sail to the windward of; to bear up against, as to weather the storm. To weather a point, to gain or accomplish it against opposition.
  17. Among seamen, to sail against the wind past something, as a ship doubling a cape or promontory; to bear up against; to endure and resist; to gain against opposition.
  18. Vicissitude of season; meteorological change; alternation of the state of the air.
  19. Storm; tempest.
  20. A light rain; a shower.
  21. The state of the atmosphere as to cold. heat wet, dryness, etc.
  22. State of the atmosphere.
  23. Atmospheric conditions, as regards heat, cold, dampness, rain, winds, storms, etc.
  24. The state of the air or atmosphere with respect to heat, cold, wetness, dryness, cloudiness, or any other meteorological phenomena; change of the state of the air; change.
  25. The state of the atmosphere with respect to heat, cold, wetness, dryness, & c.
  26. Being toward the wind, or windward - opposed to lee; as, weather bow, weather braces, weather gauge, weather lifts, weather quarter, weather shrouds, etc.
  27. Toward the wind; windward; as, weather- bow. Stress of weather, violent winds; force of tempests.
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