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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft.

Usage examples (40)
  • Or do you mean the headwind is from coming out of a Catholic law school?
  • Obama also is going to double renewable energy in 3 years which is a longer term headwind for XOM.
  • This pressure is creating near-term headwind at the LED manufacturing level for tier 2 and tier 3 companies.
  • A solitary swallow struggling against the headwind is still managing to make progress on its southerly journey. for more
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