What does upwind mean?

Definitions for upwindˈʌpˈwɪnd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upwind.

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"


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upwind

    up-wīnd′, v.t. (Spens.) to wind up:—pa.t. upwound′.

Anagrams for upwind »

  1. windup, wind up, wind-up

  2. Wind up

  3. Wind-up

  4. Windup


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upwind in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upwind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ian Faloona:

    What's happening upwind strongly affects what's happening downwind.

  2. Greg Mayer:

    The 'aha' moment came when we saw how much more prevalent resistant sequences were downwind than upwind, it was not just higher in some of them—it was 4,000 percent more. It made me not want to breathe.

Images & Illustrations of upwind

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