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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The direction from which the breeze is coming adj. - On the side exposed to the breeze adv. - Away from the breeze.

Usage examples (35)
  • They were sailing windward
  • The windward islands
  • Thus in Nelson's first, or Toulon, memorandum he speaks of 'passing through the line' from to-windward, meaning presumably
  • At this moment the admiral signals "chase to windward." for more
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