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windward

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noun wind·ward \ˈwin(d)-wərd\

Simple Definition of windward

  • : the side or direction that the wind is blowing from

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of windward

  1. :  the side or direction from which the wind is blowing

to windward
  1. :  into or in an advantageous position

1549

First Known Use of windward

1549


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windward

adjective wind·ward

Simple Definition of windward

  • : located on the side that is facing the direction that the wind is blowing from

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of windward

  1. :  being in or facing the direction from which the wind is blowing — compare leeward

Examples of windward in a sentence

  1. The windward side of the mountain was rocky and treeless.



1627

First Known Use of windward

1627


WINDWARD Defined for Kids

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windward

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adjective wind·ward \ˈwind-wərd\

Definition of windward for Students

  1. :  moving or placed toward the direction from which the wind is blowing




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windward

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noun wind·ward

Definition of windward for Students

  1. :  the side or direction from which the wind is blowing <Sail to the windward.>




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