Meaning of “upwind” in the English Dictionary

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"upwind" in British English

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upwindadverb [ before noun ], adjective

uk /ˌʌpˈwɪnd/ us /ˌʌpˈwɪnd/

in the direction from which the wind is blowing:

Stay upwind of the fumes if you can.
Opposite

(Definition of “upwind” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"upwind" in American English

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upwindadjective, adverb

us /ˌʌpˈwɪnd/

in the direction from which the wind is blowing:

Stay upwind of the fumes if you can.

(Definition of “upwind” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)