Definition of Into the wind

1. Adverb. In the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing. "They flew upwind"

Exact synonyms: Against The Wind, Upwind
Antonyms: Downwind



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Into The Wind

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into the wind (current term)
into thin air
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Literary usage of Into the wind

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"A balloon restrained from free flight by means with tail appendages to keep it headed into the wind. Kite.— An elongated form of captive balloon, ..."

2. The Works of W. E. Henley by William Ernest Henley, Robert Louis Stevenson (1908)
"XXVIII DISCHARGED CARRY me out into the wind and the sunshine, Into the beautiful world. 0, the wonder, the spell of the streets ! The stature and strength ..."

3. The Organ by Sir John Stainer, John Stainer, F. Flaxington Harker (1909)
"These trunks are sometimes of metal, more usually of wood, and convey the air into the wind-chest. The trunk guiding the wind from the bellows will be seen ..."

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