windbreak

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noun wind·break \ˈwin(d)-ˌbrāk\

Definition of windbreak

  1. :  a growth of trees or shrubs serving to break the force of wind; broadly :  a shelter (such as a fence) from the wind

First Known Use of windbreak

1846


WINDBREAK Defined for English Language Learners

windbreak

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Definition of windbreak for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as a fence or group of trees) that protects an area from the wind


WINDBREAK Defined for Kids

windbreak

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noun wind·break \ˈwind-ˌbrāk\

Definition of windbreak for Students

  1. :  something (as a growth of trees and shrubs) that reduces the force of the wind



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