Definition of crosswind in English:


Line breaks: cross|wind
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒswɪnd


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