dead calm

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  • Info Dead Calm is a 1963 novel by Charles F. Williams which was the basis for the unreleased film The Deep (by Orson Welles) and the later film Dead Calm (by Phillip Noyce). more...
  • The wind has died to a dead calm and the river is still. Cited from Some Spring Days in Iowa, by Frederick John Lazell
  • Only a dead calm could have kept the latter out of action. Cited from The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783, Alfred Thayer Mahan
  • When, however, we were about five miles off, it fell a dead calm. Cited from Marmaduke Merry, by William H. G. Kingston
  • Then they had observed the dead calm that had settled down on everything. Cited from Winter Adventures of Three Boys, by Egerton R. Young
  • Little and little the wind died, and it soon fell dead calm. Cited from First Year in Canterbury Settlement, Samuel Butler
  • Nor did she know at six o'clock when the dead calm settled down. Cited from South Sea Tales, by Jack London
  • Then it fell dead calm; and so remained for three days more. Cited from Foul Play, by Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault
  • Otherwise there was no change in his position or in the dead calm of his face. Cited from To Have and To Hold, by Mary Johnston
  • We stood on until within about four miles of the shore, when it fell a dead calm. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • By good fortune, too, it was a dead calm between my father and me. Cited from Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson Vol 1
  • In the night it fell a dead calm with fine weather and a south-by-east wind. Cited from Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765, by J. E. Heeres
  • Here we had a dead calm for four entire days. Cited from A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States, by Ferrall
  • The weather was near a dead calm, and warm for the time of year. Cited from Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Vol. 17 No. 426 New Series, Feb. 28, 1852
  • The wind, which had been south-east, had now left us, and it was dead calm. Cited from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana
  • It was dead calm, and she was out of gun shot, close in with the land. Cited from Tom Cringle's Log, by Michael Scott
  • About midnight, the storm in one half-hour fell to a dead calm. Cited from Villette, by Charlotte Bronte
  • The rain ceased just as we had done so, and then it fell a dead calm. Cited from Marmaduke Merry, by William H. G. Kingston
  • It dropped to a dead calm at sight of the master. Cited from The Channings: A Story, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Even on a dead calm day all three factors will still apply.
  • Two days after this it fell a dead calm. Cited from Marmaduke Merry, by William H. G. Kingston
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