downwind

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adverb or adjective down·wind \ˈdau̇n-ˈwind\

Definition of downwind

  1. :  in the direction that the wind is blowing

1826

First Known Use of downwind

1826


DOWNWIND Defined for English Language Learners

downwind

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adverb or adjective down·wind \ˈdau̇n-ˈwind\

Definition of downwind for English Language Learners

  • : in the direction that the wind is moving


DOWNWIND Defined for Kids

downwind

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adverb or adjective down·wind \ˈdau̇n-ˈwind\

Definition of downwind for Students

  1. :  in the direction the wind is blowing <sailing downwind> <the downwind side>



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