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Wind was the large-scale flow of gases within an atmosphere. Light winds (3.5- 27 knots), particularly on class M planets were referred to as a breeze. Continuous strong winds (34-40 knots) were referred to as gale force winds, while short bursts of the same were called a gust.

Sailing ships used sails to harness the power of the wind. (TOS: "Who Mourns for Adonais?")

In 2266, Eve McHuron suggested that Ben Childress could hang his dirty pan out in the wind of Rigel XII and let the sand clean it. (TOS: "Mudd's Women")

The Arabs believed that Allah gathered the south wind and used it to create the horse. (TNG: "Pen Pals")

Wind speed on Theta VIII, a class K planet, could reach velocities of up to 312 meters per second. (TNG: "The Royale")

In 2372, the USS Defiant entered the atmosphere of a Class J gas giant to rescue the crew of a Karemma ship. The atmosphere of the gas giant had wind speeds of over 10,000 kilometers per hour. (DS9: "Starship Down")

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Meteorological phenomena involving wind

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