Definition of headwind in English:
A wind blowing from directly in front, opposing forward motion.
- With light headwinds and a strong southerly current, the crew had to work hard as we tacked, staying close to shore.
- It's a bit demoralising riding into the headwinds, and the sidewinds can be a frightening (being blown out into traffic being a Bad Thing).
- Through aspen hills heading toward the lake, we face headwinds blowing down from Dawson Pass, known as the windiest place in Glacier.
Words that rhyme with headwindtamarind • uncurtained
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