[ wind ]
/ wɪnd /
a wind blowing across the course or path of a ship, aircraft, etc.
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Origin of cross wind
First recorded in 1915–20
Words nearby cross wind
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Example sentences from the Web for cross wind
But with a beam (cross-wind) or head wind a reduction of from three to five knots and a half was produced.
I tell you, a compass doesnt help much when theres a cross-wind.The Flying Reporter|Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
British Dictionary definitions for cross wind
/ (ˈkrɒsˌwɪnd) /
a wind that blows at right angles to the direction of travel
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