Definition of windblown in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndbləʊn


  • 1Carried or driven by the wind: windblown sand windblown pollution
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    • Small beets are in danger of damage from wind-blown soil particle erosion.
    • They may arise from dormant seeds, or colonise by windblown seeds.
    • Surface skimmers can be fitted to remove wind-blown debris.
  • 1.1Exposed to or affected by the wind: the coastline is rugged and windblown her windblown hair
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    • Despite the bitterly cold weather on Nov. 28, activists gathered on the wind-blown bridge for over an hour.
    • The mantis will often slowly undulate, which is thought to mimic wind-blown foliage.
    • The second site looked at the restocking of a windblown area.

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