from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wind blowing directly against the course of an aircraft or ship.
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- n. A wind that blows directly against the course of an aircraft or ship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft
The new term headwind created by these adverse dynamics in FM Tuners for handsets and modems for customer premise equipment is a frustrating, but essential part of the ongoing improvement in the complexion of our own business.
A solitary swallow struggling against the headwind is still managing to make progress on its southerly journey.
Chief Financial Officer Sherry Smith said that lowering everyday prices at traditional stores is acting as a "near-term headwind" to same-store sales.
Still, the challenge of housing-finance overhaul remains a long-term headwind.
Or do you mean the headwind is from coming out of a Catholic law school?
Well, now with all that built-in headwind, I will try to justify some of the things that have happened, and perhaps mildly condemn other things which have happened since 1982, when, for better or worse, we entered the Charter of Rights regime.
The Australian dollar will face "a short-term headwind" as the flooding harms exports and hampers first-quarter growth, according to Royal Bank of Canada.
The notes along with some other equity options may be a medium term headwind for the firm, yet they were given at a time when the firm was questionable as a going concern and was hemorrhaging cash.
The biggest long-term headwind involves the evolving healthcare landscape.
Though it's a near term headwind, Pento believes that economic weakness could actually spark a rally later this year, once the market realizes Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, contrary to recent posturing, will keep rates "stuck at zero."
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