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crosswind Syllabification: cross·wind
Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌwind/

Definition of crosswind in English:


A wind blowing across one’s direction of travel.
Example sentences
  • Even a direct crosswind will resolve to a slight head wind.
  • There are light crosswinds blowing off Lake Michigan which may account for some of the plane's erratic movements.
  • This morning, the weather forecast called for really strong crosswinds.

Words that rhyme with crosswind

tradewind • tailwind

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