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upwind

1. going against the wind
2. on the windward side

upwind

[′əp¦wind]
(meteorology)
In the direction from which the wind is flowing.
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Pretty much with any kind of wind at all, you'll want to coordinate your aileron input with the all-important rudder to help keep the upwind wing down.
In Section 4 we present the convergence analysis of the multiplicative Schwarz method, first for the upwind scheme and then for the central difference scheme.
We generally don't cast upwind behind the boat's drift, assuming we may have spooked gamefish during our drift.
The upwind start and the short-tacking up The Solent will have
Then, the optimal dimension of the upwind sector for aerodynamic roughness elements calculation was determined through a correlation analysis of 22 scenes of ALOS PALSAR data obtained from 2006 to 2011 and the wind gradient data acquired by the Beijing meteorological tower.
Two orientations of wind turbines are upwind and downwind configurations.
The three-roll sheet/film system features (3) 8" diameter by 16" diameter wide rolls with linear motion and individual 1 hp AC motors/drives; driven rotary shear edge trimming; dual unwinds for extrudate lamination/encapsulation utilizing magnetic particle brakes; integral, center driven rewind with automatic gap control and closed loop tension control; air expanding chucks on rewind and upwind shafts; and Allen-Bradley CompactLogix L2 PLC with touchscreen HMI.
It was found that lower order monotonic scheme, QSOU (Quasi-Second Order Upwind) are too dissipative to capture development of vortex structures and unsteady behavior of sprays, while the third-order accurate CIP scheme is more capable of reproducing unsteady motion, and predicts vapor penetration well.
The first is the sourcing of foehn air from higher, potentially warmer and dryer altitudes upwind of the mountain barrier due to the blocking of low-level flow by the mountain.
Dee specialises in upwind sailing having completed a record breaking circumnavigation on her own against prevailing winds and tides so leg 2 from Abu Dhabi to Doha is a challenge she is relishing along with the downwind epic on leg 3.