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

(windward 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 from which the wind is coming - [noun denoting linkdef]

(windward 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 windward ) the side toward the wind

Definition 3: on the side exposed to the wind - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • the windward islands

(windward is similar to ...) towards the side exposed to wind

Definition 4: toward the wind - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • they were sailing windward

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