Definitions for upwindˈʌpˈwɪnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

up•windˈʌpˈwɪnd(adv.)

  1. toward or against the wind or the direction from which it is blowing.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. (adj.)moving or situated toward or in the direction from which the wind is blowing.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of upwind:

1830–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. upwind, weather(a)(adverb)

    towards the side exposed to wind

  2. leeward, upwind(adverb)

    toward the wind

    "they were sailing leeward"

  3. upwind, against the wind, into the wind(adverb)

    in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing

    "they flew upwind"

Wiktionary

  1. upwind(Adverb)

    in the direction from which the wind is blowing

  2. upwind(Adjective)

    exposed to the wind

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upwind(verb)

    to wind up

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