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1. of, in, or moving to the quarter from which the wind blows
2. to windward of advantageously situated with respect to
3. the windward point
4. the side towards the wind
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On the side exposed to the wind; the opposite of leeward.
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In the general direction from which the wind blows.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.