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  • n  hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion

  • Dunes work as a windbreak that helps stop the wind from blowing beach sand away and the ocean water from spilling past the beach.
  • Past the village was a well-irrigated enclosure sheltered by a windbreak of date palms.
  • Since the pilot is still behind a streamlined windbreak, he does not get the full impact of deceleration.
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  • Filtering trees
    Filtering trees Linear Park near the Board of Light & Power’s Sims power plant will be getting a bit greener. Alex Doty Grand Haven Jul 19, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "436967" }); document.write(' '); This past spring, plans were made to improve the windbreak at the Harbor Island park with additional landscaping. The project began when the utility's Board of ...
    July 19, 2013 - Grand Haven Tribune

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