American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. In the direction in which the wind blows.
- adv. in the same direction as the wind is blowing
- adv. positioned relative to something in such a way that it can be smelled in the wind
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. on the side or in the direction away from the direction from which the wind is blowing; in the direction toward which the wind is blowing. Opposite of
upwind, and windward.
- adv. away from the wind
- adj. towards the side away from the wind
- adv. with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing
- down- + wind (Wiktionary)
“As stated above and maybe downwind from the intersection of 2 or more trails leading to and from bedding areas or between bedding areas adn water sources.”
“An open field, a river or dome obdtruction downwind is a good idea too.”
“Everytime I think I'm going to still hunt I end up just waiting downwind from a common trail.”
“And in Hermiston and Umatilla, downwind from the Umatilla Chemical Depot, there seem to be many people in their thirties dying or debilitated by the pernicious disease.”
“The results show that a non-smoker a few feet downwind from a smoldering cigarette is likely to be exposed to substantial levels of contaminated air.”
“Has your village been flooded with landmines or is it now downwind from a nuclear meltdown?”
“For each small drive, have one or two guys slowly push from the upwind side after standers slip in downwind along escape routes.”
“Moss Point will always trigger memories of a double header played downwind from a paper plant on a hot March Saturday while nursing a badly bruised wrist on my throwing arm and playing shortstop for the first time.”
“As a Michigander, I’m probably downwind from the second-best place to locate these gigantic humidifiers – if they can figure out a way to keep them from freezing up every time the intake air drops below 40 or 50 degrees F.”
“Well, at least it got him away from the dbomb downwind, which is all the rioters wanted -- and he says he kept some wilder guys from acting out; he himself did not hurt anyone.”
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