What does windbreak mean?

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ˈwɪndˌbreɪkwind·break

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. windbreak, shelterbelt(noun)

    hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion

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  1. windbreak(Noun)

    a hedge, fence or row of trees positioned to reduce wind damage to crops

  2. windbreak(Noun)

    a sheet or stack of material used to protect people or fire from wind

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  1. Windbreak

    A windbreak or shelterbelt is a plantation usually made up of one or more rows of trees or shrubs planted in such a manner as to provide shelter from the wind and to protect soil from erosion. They are commonly planted around the edges of fields on farms. If designed properly, windbreaks around a home can reduce the cost of heating and cooling and save energy. Windbreaks are also planted to help keep snow from drifting onto roadways and even yards. Other benefits include providing habitat for wildlife and in some regions the trees are harvested for wood products. A further use for a shelterbelt is to screen a farm from a main road or motorway. This improves the farm landscape by reducing the visual incursion of the motorway, mitigating noise from the traffic and providing a safe barrier between farm animals and the road. The term "windbreak" is also used to describe an article of clothing worn to prevent wind chill. Americans tend to use the term "windbreaker" whereas Europeans favor the term "windbreak". Fences called "windbreaks" are also used. Normally made from cotton, nylon, canvas, and recycled sails, windbreaks tend to have three or more panels held in place with poles that slide into pockets sewn into the panel. The poles are then hammered into the ground and a windbreak is formed. Windbreaks or "wind fences" are used to reduce wind speeds over erodible areas such as open fields, industrial stockpiles, and dusty industrial operations. As erosion is proportional to wind speed cubed a reduction of wind speed of 1/2 will reduce erosion by over 80%. The largest one of these windbreaks is located in Oman and was created by Mike Robinson from WeatherSolve Structures.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of windbreak in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of windbreak in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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