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cross wind

or cross·wind

[ wind ]

noun

  1. a wind blowing across the course or path of a ship, aircraft, etc.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cross wind1

First recorded in 1915–20

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Example Sentences

Netanyahu is like a man driving a car with poor wheel alignment in a gusty cross wind.

A cross wind helped it along into the rough grass, leaving him a nasty second shot over shrubbery and trees.

In such a cross wind station alone sufficed to decide the race, and Boyd won easily.

Let me give him this piece of advice: very rarely slice as a remedy against a cross wind.

Between fifteen and twenty minutes, if I don't hit too much cross wind.

I tell you, a compass doesnt help much when theres a cross-wind.

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