wind guard

wind guard

[′win‚gärd]
(civil engineering)
A building component that protects the building or some part of it against the wind, for example, a chimney cap.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

wind guard

1. Any construction which provides protection against the wind, as a chimney cap, 2.
2. Same as draft fillet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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