Definition of windage in English:
1The air resistance of a moving object, such as a vessel or a rotating machine part, or the force of the wind on a stationary object.
- To reduce windage, powerboat owners should lower antennas and outriggers.
- Accommodations add weight and the raised foredeck adds windage, both of which make the Sport Cruiser a little slower than other 38 Fountain models.
- The windage of many oscillating halyards is infinitely greater than that of a single rigid one.
1.1The effect of the wind in deflecting a missile such as a bullet.
- With that established you can determine bullet drop, windage correction, and your leads for moving targets with relative ease.
- They are fully adjustable for windage and elevation, and come complete with three sight apertures to match the needs of practically any shooting situation.
- As supplied by the factory, the Crossfire comes with a detachable, ghost ring aperture rear sight that is adjustable for windage with the help of a screwdriver.
Words that rhyme with windageappendage
Definition of windage in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.