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Words nearby windage
How to use windage in a sentence
You have learned to estimate distances, however, even in this rare atmosphere, and possess good judgment as to windage.Cruisings in the Cascades|George O. Shields
The slide should be drawn all the way back to secure full advantage of the windage.The Plattsburg Manual|O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
The wind gauge is adjusted by means of the windage screw at the right front end of the base of the sight.
Keep a written record of the weather conditions and the corresponding elevation and windage for each day's firing.
The cloud face was stirring, swirling, tearing open from the rush of their opposing windage.Air Men o' War|Boyd Cable
British Dictionary definitions for windage
- a deflection of a projectile as a result of the effect of the wind
- the degree of such deflection
- the extent to which it is necessary to adjust the wind gauge of a gun sight in order to compensate for such deflection