Translation of lee in Spanish:

lee

Pronunciation: /liː/

n

  • 1 u [Naut] sotavento (m) in the lee of the building al abrigo del edificio (before n) [side/shore/tide] de sotavento
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    • I chose instead to fish the lee shore, hoping for a picture fish.
    • I could see white caps in the channel, it was time to seek shelter on the lee shore.
    • You can normally tell the lee side from the windward side by looking for cornices.
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    • A single vessel can moor in the lee of either island but it is not a comfortable place to stay.
    • Choppy it was but as we got farther out into the lee of the outer islands the sea calmed considerably.
    • The pair had set up a tent in the lee of a dune.
  • 2
    (lees pl)
    (sediment) posos (mpl)

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