following wind

following wind

[¦fäl·ə·wiŋ ′wind]
(meteorology)
A wind blowing in the direction of ocean-wave advance.
(navigation)
Wind blowing in the general direction of a vessel's course.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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