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headwind

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an air movement that is blowing toward something (such as a ship or an airplane) as it moves forward
  • Stiff headwinds caused the flight to take longer than expected.

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The first known use of headwind was in 1709

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“Headwind.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/headwind. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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