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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224 Valkyrie can actually beat the Grendel when it comes to bullet drop, wind deflection and retained velocity.
On the highway at 70 mph, the engine is virtually idling and, with the wind deflection gadgets doing their thing, it's easy to hold a conversation without shouting.
These projectiles were approved because of their superior ballistic coefficients that allowed for flatter trajectory and less wind deflection.
Another setting allows the rear windows to automatically rise for better wind deflection.
It is an elevation dial that is used in conjunction with what Burris calls the "C4 Wind Map MOA" reticle to compensate for bullet drop and wind deflection.
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.
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.
In addition, the rebuilt storefront is specifically designed to meet wind deflection, R-value insulating and UV reflection specifications given Warwick's climate and proximity to weather generated by the Atlantic Ocean.
Designed to provide a stable shooting platform during extreme wind conditions, the Windjammer's wind deflection design also improves overall balance.
In the coldest vineyards, damage occurred because of wind deflection of the sprinklers and nonuniform coverage.
The roof is also at the optimum pitch for wind deflection.
It also computes all necessary external ballistics based on an instantly changeable zero range -- data such as bullet path, wind deflection, remaining velocity and energies -- then computes a "power factor" based on momentum.