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windbreak

Saltos de línea: wind|break
Pronunciación: /ˈwɪn(d)breɪk
 
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Definición de windbreak en inglés:

sustantivo

A thing, such as a row of trees or a fence, wall, or screen, that provides shelter or protection from the wind.
Example sentences
  • But as you rise, the air becomes cooler and you find yourself in hanging river valleys where the mountains widen into a cascade of terraces with groves of orange and citrus trees protected by windbreaks of cypress.
  • The detrimental effects of wind on vines are described under wind stress; installing windbreaks can provide a solution.
  • By providing a windbreak, trees (especially evergreens) also help reduce individual heating bills by up to 30 percent.

Words that rhyme with windbreak

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