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Definition 1: the side of something that is sheltered from the wind - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for leeward in the sense of this definition

(leeward is a kind of ...) a surface forming part of the outside of an object

"he examined all sides of the crystal" "dew dripped from the face of the leaf" "they travelled across the face of the continent"

Definition 2: the direction in which the wind is blowing - [noun denoting linkdef]

(leeward is a kind of ...) the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves

"he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"

(... is a kind of leeward ) the side sheltered from the wind

Definition 3: on the side away from the wind - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where leeward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • on the leeward side of the island

(leeward is similar to ...) towards the side away from the wind

Definition 4: away from the wind - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where leeward or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they were sailing leeward

Synonyms for leeward in the sense of this definition

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