wind deflection

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Noun1.wind deflection - the deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of wind
bending, deflexion, deflection - the property of being bent or deflected
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Gresley used design ideas influenced by pal Ettore Bugatti, the former Italian racing driver whose bizarre experiments often involved strapping huge chunks of wood to cars to see whether they helped or hindered wind deflection, to create his new A3 and A4 class locomotives.
Exterior features include unique styling, including the aerodynamic exterior front cap design with an air dam for increased wind deflection and optional rear cap with automotive sport styling.
It's this ability to calmly estimate range and wind deflection, than hold, aim, squeeze and follow through, no matter what's going on around you, that separates the good from the great.
At long range they shoot flatter and with less wind deflection than light, quick-stepping bullets.
17 Extruder from the muzzle to 150 yards averaged 20 percent more velocity, 47 percent more energy and 47 percent less wind deflection.