relative wind

noun

Definition of relative wind

: the motion of the air relative to a body in it

First Known Use of relative wind

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of relative wind was in 1915

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“Relative wind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relative%20wind. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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