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down wind

  • s  towards the side away from the wind
  • r  with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing
    they flew downwind
  • r  away from the wind

  • Grim Fallout from Chernobyl Sooner than expected, cancer begins to hit children who were downwind One of the most disturbing predictions following the near meltdown of the .
  • Scarcely a tide flowed through history without the Kennedys somewhere on its back, gliding downwind or beating against it.
  • Thus the leeward boat is downwind of its opponent.
News & Articles

  • PHOTOS: Western Iowa Coop catches fire in Hornick, IA
    The voluntary evacuation order was lifted in Hornick, Iowa, Tuesday evening for the most part. Emergency officials say residents downwind of the still smoldering smoke should stay out of their homes until
    June 16, 2013 - KTIV Sioux City

  • Tiger Wood in Seattle Times
    Of his spectacular 8-iron shot, Woods said, "When I hit it, I knew it was going to be a good one. I thought it was going to be just a little bit past the hole. I was surprised it spun that much, considering it was that much downwind."
  • Steve Flesch in Chicago Tribune
    It was just hard to pull the right club because the wind just kept kind of switching around and quartering on you,said Steve Flesch, who had a 78. "It never was downwind, except on 17."
  • Tim Clark in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    I had two eagles all year on the US Tour, so that was quite a shock for me, but downwind they were reachable and that was where you had to make your score up on a day like this,said Clark.

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