upwind

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology 1[edit]

up- +‎ wind

Adjective[edit]

upwind ‎(comparative more upwind, superlative most upwind)

  1. exposed to the wind

Adverb[edit]

upwind ‎(comparative more upwind, superlative most upwind)

  1. in the direction from which the wind is blowing
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

up- +‎ wind

Verb[edit]

upwind ‎(third-person singular simple present upwinds, present participle upwinding, simple past and past participle upwound)

  1. (transitive) To wind upwards.
    • William Jay Smith, The Tempest
      The cries of all on board were drowned in wind,
      And wind in thunder drowned;
      With useless sails upwound.

Anagrams[edit]