Recent Examples of downwind from the Web
Residents who live within reach of the ash cloud, which has traveled about 18 miles downwind, are being advised to stay indoors, CNN reports.
Marble-size rocks can fall for several miles, while falling ash is a concern 10 to 20 miles downwind.
Imagine there is a half-dome directly downwind in front of and above you.
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DOWNWIND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of downwind for English Language Learners
: in the direction that the wind is moving
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