prevailing wind

noun

Definition of prevailing wind

: the usual wind in an area or region used to refer to the direction of the wind The prevailing wind in this region is from the east.

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“Prevailing wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prevailing%20wind. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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