windward[wind′wərd; naut. win′dərd]
windward definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
the direction or side from which the wind blows
in the direction from which the wind blows; toward the wind
- moving windward
- on the side from which the wind blows
windward definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Of or moving toward the quarter from which the wind blows.
- Of or on the side exposed to the wind or to prevailing winds.
In a direction from which the wind blows; against the wind.noun
The direction from which the wind blows.
windward - Phrases/Idioms
to windward of
advantageously situated in respect to
Into or to an advantageous posture or position.