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/ wɪnd /
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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
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How to use cross wind in a sentence
He could not land in the trough between two crests, for that would require a crosswind landing.Bill Bruce on Forest Patrol|Henry Harley Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for cross wind
/ (ˈkrɒsˌwɪnd) /
a wind that blows at right angles to the direction of travel
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