Definition of Downwind

1. Adjective. Towards the side away from the wind.

Exact synonyms: Lee
Similar to: Leeward



2. Adverb. With the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing. "They flew downwind"
Antonyms: Upwind

3. Adverb. Away from the wind. "They were sailing windward"
Exact synonyms: Windward
Antonyms: Upwind, Leeward

Definition of Downwind

1. adv. With the wind.

Definition of Downwind

1. Adverb. in the same direction as the wind is blowing ¹

2. Adverb. (+ from) positioned relative to something in such a way that it can be smelled in the wind ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Downwind

1. in the direction that the wind blows [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Downwind

downward drainage
downward spiral
downwardly
downwardness
downwardnesses
downwards
downwarp
downwash
downwashes
downweed
downweigh
downweighed
downweighing
downweighs
downwelling
downwind (current term)
downwinder
downy
downy ash
downy birch
downy brome
downy cheat
downy chess
downy ground cherry
downy haw
downy manzanita
downy mildew
downy poplar
downy wood mint

Literary usage of Downwind

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1. Pesticides in Air: Development of Predictive Methods for Estimating by Dennis P. H. Hsieh, James N. Seiber, James E. Woodrow (1995)
"Measured vs modeled downwind concentrations. In the following discussions concerning the use of estimated flux in the EPA's SCREEN-2 dispersion model to ..."

2. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Since the upwind and downwind unheated areas are interconnected over the top of the heated portion of the hangar, this situation is present at the doors ..."

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