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crosswind

noun cross·wind \-ˌwind\

: a wind that blows across the direction that something (such as an airplane) is moving in

Full Definition of CROSSWIND

:  a wind blowing in a direction not parallel to a course (as of an airplane)

First Known Use of CROSSWIND

circa 1641

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yaw Hear it
to move off course or to alternate
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