Leeward meaning

lo͝oərd, lēwərd
The side or direction away from the wind.
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Away from the direction from which the wind is blowing. Downwind.
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On or toward the side to which the wind is blowing.
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The lee side or quarter.
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In the direction toward which the wind blows.
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On the lee side.
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Toward the lee; away from the wind.
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Origin of leeward

  • lee (“side away from the wind") +"Ž -ward (“direction")

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