wind shield


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wind shield

[′win ‚shēld]
(engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She said that trees at the sea side serve as a wind shield against the strong winds of the sea.
She said that trees at the seaside serve as a wind shield against the strong winds of the sea.
The wind shield is designed to protect the hive from wind infiltration while still promoting ventilation."
Members have created a wind shield for the planned potatogrowing area, cleared ground around their polytunnel to create more space, cut back branches, carried out willow work and painted raised beds.
The instruments at each Antarctic Precipitation System (APS) site include an Ott Pluvio (2) weighing precipitation gauge with a double Alter-style wind shield, an optical precipitation detector by ETI Technologies for a low-power particle count, snow-height measurements using a sonic ranging sensor, wind speed from a threecup anemometer at the height of the precipitation gauge, radiation sensors, webcam, and a disdrometer (Ott Parsivel (2) or Thies Laser Precipitation Monitor, depending on the site).
Meanwhile, police told a private TV channel that someone had thrown stones at the MPA's car which cracked his wind shield.
The car also has black headlights with a special 'defender' logo etched above the rear light, an Anti Lock Braking system, an advanced air conditioner with pollen filter, electronic traction control, heated seats and wind shield and central locking with remote facility.
Photo: Wind shield (top) made of sliding glass door panels protects raised bed garden behind.
Verdict: Light, efficient - but has no wind shield.