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up•wind



Pronunciation: (
adv., adj.up'wind';
n.up'wind"),
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adv.
toward or against the wind or the direction from which it is blowing: The hunters stalked upwind.

adj.
moving or situated toward or in the direction from which the wind is blowing: an upwind leap; the upwind portions of the aircraft.

n.
a wind that blows against one's course or up a slope.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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