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Definition of upwind adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

upwind

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˌʌpˈwɪnd//
 
 
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in the opposite direction to the way in which the wind is blowing to sail upwind The house was upwind of the factory and its smells (= the wind did not blow the smells toward the house). opposite downwind
upwind adjective
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: upwind