from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wind blowing at right angles to a given direction, as to an aircraft's line of flight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A wind blowing perpendicular to a line of travel

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wind blowing across the path of a ship or aircraft


cross +‎ wind (Wiktionary)



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