upwind

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adverb or adjective up·wind \ˈəp-ˈwind\

Definition of upwind

  1. :  in the direction from which the wind is blowing

1838

First Known Use of upwind

1838


UPWIND Defined for English Language Learners

upwind

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adverb or adjective up·wind \ˈəp-ˈwind\

Definition of upwind for English Language Learners

  • : in the direction that is opposite to the direction of the wind


UPWIND Defined for Kids

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adverb or adjective up·wind \ˈəp-ˈwind\

Definition of upwind for Students

  1. :  in the direction from which the wind is blowing


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