Adjective(1) towards the side exposed to wind
Adverb(1) away from the wind(2) in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing
(1) Remaining upwind , above ground level, and in a sealed room with an adequate air supply, will provide protection for civilians - if they have time to prepare.(2) And a medical colleague of his, Dr Alan Preece, says lung cancer is more common downwind of power lines than upwind .(3) Wind strength was also variable resulting in different upwind courses being taken for all four races.(4) Because of this, I'd never live upwind of a pulp mill.(5) Does it make sense for us to promote and increase industrial development upwind ?(6) For the flight experiments, two odour sources were placed at the upwind end of the wind tunnel.(7) All of us like to fly downwind because it's easier and there is some room for errors but everybody agrees the ability to fly upwind is an important skill which should be tested and rewarded.(8) When they browse they move upwind , carefully sniffing and sifting the air for danger, their sharp-sighted eyes constantly on the alert.(9) A few minutes later, we reached the edge of the woods upwind of the dump and gasped clean air.(10) The difference in ride going upwind and downwind was enormous, demonstrating the need to assess weather conditions for an offshore trip with a boat full of potentially tired divers.(11) You'll hear sounds originating upwind from your house better than those originating closer to home on the downwind side.(12) These ships were especially effective when sailing upwind or to windward.(13) As he approached from upwind , I caught a whiff of scent.(14) ‘I remember standing up, looking upwind and seeing someone face down in the water,’ Matthew remembers.(15) The tide was still ebbing furiously and the course lay once again upwind , and for a few minutes I amused some onlooking fisherman by not making any headway at all.(16) If there is an attack, leave the area and go upwind , or to the sides of the wind stream.
(1) up wind :: up wind
1. into the wind ::
in die wind
2. against the wind ::
teen die wind
3. weather ::
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and you're good to drive on
out of here to someplace
far away. Upwind.
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