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wind werd

  • n  the direction from which the wind is coming
  • n  the side of something that is toward the wind
  • a  on the side exposed to the wind
    the windward islands
  • r  away from the wind
    they were sailing windward

  • After traveling along the Kamehameha Highway, a winding two-lane road along Oahu's windward coastline, the motorcade arrived at Turtle Bay Resort near the far northern tip of the .
  • His favorite spot is a place called Sandy's Beach on the windward side of the island.
  • Anyone who knows the difference between windward and leeward but not between a boom vang and an outhaul feels apprehensive.
News & Articles


  • Charles Moore in AlterNet
    That's not unusual,Charles Moore told me, when I described the midden at Gore Point. "Any windward side of an island's going to have situations like that. The question is, how much can we take? We're burying ourselves in this stuff."
  • Archie Carr in EurekAlert (press release)
    A gifted nature writer, Carr wrote 10 books, some of which ("The Windward Road: Adventures of a Naturalist on a Remote Caribbean Shore," 1955, and "Ulendo: Travels of a Naturalist In and Out of Africa," 1964, in particular) were quite...
  • Serena Williams in San Francisco Chronicle
    Boston is an internationally renowned center for academic and technological research, so it felt very natural to establish a presence there. We've had a number of key people working on the East coast for some time now, and Windward Mark's... Philip Rosedale Business Wire (press release) May 21, 2007 110511 145101 windy I thought, 'OK, if it's so windy, then I'm not going to go for so many winners," said Williams, who didn't produce her first winning forehand until the match was 30 minutes old.

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