upwind

Definitions of upwind
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adv toward the wind

Synonyms:
leeward
Antonyms:
downwind, windward
away from the wind

adv in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing

“they flew upwind
Synonyms:
against the wind, into the wind
Antonyms:
downwind
with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing

adj towards the side exposed to wind

Synonyms:
weather
windward
on the side exposed to the wind

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