to windward

to windward
noun
the side toward the wind
Hypernyms: ↑windward

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adverb
: into or in an advantageous position

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to windward phrase
if a boat or ship sails to windward, it sails towards the direction that the wind is blowing from
Thesaurus: describing movement in a specific directionhyponym sailing and boatinghyponym describing movement away and changes of directionsynonym
Main entry: windward

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