quartering wind

noun

Definition of quartering wind

: a wind blowing obliquely to a specified direction (as of a ship's heading or of the shooting on a target range)

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“Quartering wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quartering%20wind. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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