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tailwind

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noun tail·wind \-ˌwind\

Simple Definition of tailwind

  • : a wind that blows in the same direction as something (such as a ship or an airplane) that is moving forward

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tailwind

  1. :  a wind having the same general direction as a course of movement (as of an aircraft)

1897

First Known Use of tailwind

1897


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