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The direction from which the wind blows

A vessel has the weather gage of another when she is to windward of her. A weatherly ship is one that works well to windward, making but little leeway.

On the side exposed to the wind
Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing
In a direction from which the wind blows, against the wind

We beat our way windward.

The side receiving the wind's force
{a} lying towards the wind
{a} towards or near the wind
Toward the direction from which the wind blows
{s} in the direction from which the wind is coming; exposed to the wind; on the side facing the wind (Nautical)
away from the wind; "they were sailing windward
The direction from which the wind is blowing Also the upwind side of an object The opposite of the downwind or leeward side
{i} direction or side from which wind blows; side exposed to the wind (Nautical)
The direction from which the wind is coming
Facing into the wind
Upwind side or side directly influenced to the direction that the wind blows from Opposite of leeward
the direction from which the wind is coming on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands" away from the wind; "they were sailing windward
Toward the direction from which the wind is coming; opposite of leeward
The side receiving the winds force
Against the wind
A directional term generally meaning to the northeast, from which direction come the traditional trade-winds, which usually keep the islands at their pleasant, year-round temperature of about 80-85f
The direction from which the wind is blowing
away from the wind; "they were sailing windward"
Side facing into the wind; windy side
Situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands
The direction from which the wind blows (upwind)
The point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; opposed to leeward
Situated on the side from which the wind blows
sailing into the wind
the side toward the wind Compare leeward
Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows
Direction toward the wind
In the direction of the wind
in a position of vantage
the weather side, or that direction from which the wind blows It is the opposite side to leeward
on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
Side of the ship towards the wind
Toward the wind, to the direction from which the wind blows
toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind is blowing (Nautical)
side of the dune he wind hits and also where the most sand is built up
The side or direction from which the wind is coming The windward side of a ship or boat is the one the wind blows onto The windward side of an island is next to the lee shore: the wind is blowing onto it, sometimes a dangerous place for a sailing vessel
The side of the boat from which the wind is coming from In breezy conditions, the windward side of the boat will be higher than the 'leeward' side as the boat heels over Water ballast and 'stacking' is used to keep the boat more stable
– In the direction from which the wind is coming
The direction the wind is coming from, upwind
the direction from which the wind is coming on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
Facing into or the direction towards the wind
Windward is used to describe the side of something, especially a ship, which is facing the wind. the windward side of the quarterdeck leeward. towards the direction from which the wind is blowing   leeward
weather
Windward Islands
The southern islands of the Lesser Antilles, comprised of the island nations of Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago
windward of the law
Within the letter of the law

His code was the end justified the means with men who operated windward of the law. Since thieves followed no rules, he played the game accordingly, with a slight variation. He wrote his own rules as he went along.

Windward Islands
the Windward Islands a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea, which includes Martinique, Grenada and St Lucia. Island group, Lesser Antilles, West Indies. Located at the eastern end of the Caribbean Sea, they include Dominica (sometimes classified as part of the Leeward Islands), Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada, and the chain of small islands known as the Grenadines. Though near the general area, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados are usually not considered part of the group
Windward Passage
A channel between eastern Cuba and northwest Haiti connecting the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea
windward islands
a group of islands in the southeastern West Indies; the southern part of the Lesser Antilles
windward passage
a channel between eastern Cuba and western Haiti that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea
to windward
the side toward the wind
windward

    Heceleme

    wind·ward

    Türkçe nasıl söylenir

    wîndwırd

    Eş anlamlılar

    upwind

    Zıt anlamlılar

    leeward

    Telaffuz

    /ˈwəndwərd/ /ˈwɪndwɜrd/

    Etimoloji

    [ 'win-(d)w&rd ] (noun.) 1549. wind +‎ -ward

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