Definition of crosswind in English:

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crosswind

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒswɪnd/

noun

A wind blowing across one’s direction of travel: a strong crosswind gusting to over thirty knots
More 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.
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