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windwardadjective, adverb

 us   /ˈwɪnd·wərd/
earth science toward or ​turned toward the ​direction from which the ​wind is ​blowing
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"windward" in British English

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windwardadjective

uk   /ˈwɪnd.wəd/  us   /-wɚd/ specialized
(on the ​side of a ​hill, etc.) ​facing the ​wind: On the windward ​leg of the ​yachtrace the ​wind was ​strong.
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(Definition of windward from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © 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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