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"windward" in British English

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windwardadjective

uk   /ˈwɪnd.wəd/ us   /ˈwɪnd.wɚd/ specialized
(on the side of a hill, etc.) facing the wind: On the windward leg of the yacht race the wind was strong.
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(Definition of windward from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"windward" in American English

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windwardadjective, adverb

us   /ˈwɪnd·wərd/
earth science toward or turned toward the direction from which the wind is blowing
(Definition of windward from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “windward”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迎风的, 向风的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迎風的, 向風的…
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