Up-wind

Related to Up-wind: lee side

Up´-wind`


adv.1.Against the wind; toward the direction from which the wind is blowing.
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Its villas, built up-wind of Huddersfield town centre in their own grounds - detached or made to appear so - on rising land about a mile or so from the cloth hall were ideally placed to house the town's elite of manufacturers, merchants and professionals.
The mixed flow passes through up-wind evaporator and runs into the compressor.
The course during their voyage generally took them up-wind, with winds reaching about 10-15kts, while the average boat speed was 5-6kts.
Casts must be made almost dead up-wind or down-wind.
Finally, in passes 4 and 10, the helicopter passed up-wind of the leak and consequently no leak was detected.
In fact clear-felling the trees between the turbines, and up-wind from the edge of a group of machines for several hundred metres, will increase power production from 500KW to 660KW, or 32%.
Inspect the waste but stand up-wind of it to avoid any possible fumes.
It was riveting stuff, albeit unrewarding, while Richardson's second and third victims came at the up-wind end from the leave-alone shot.
Areas presumed to be out of compliance with the ozone standard because of pollution moving on air currents from up-wind areas will not be designated anon-attainment," but rather will have a new classification as "transitional" areas and will have at least until 2004 to reach attainment.
Investigate your targeted area for nearby pollution sources including Superfund sites, mining tailings, military installations, reservations, flight paths, planned prison sites, and up-wind or upstream nuclear power plants, chemical factories, paper mills, or agribusiness areas, especially animal factories.
Advanced horizontal-axis turbines are likely to appear in three basic configurations: (1) a conventional upwind three-bladed rotor with rigid hub, active yaw, and active pitch (Danish design); (2) a downwind, two-bladed, teetering rotor, with free yaw and fixed pitch; and (3) an up-wind, two-bladed, teetering rotor with active yaw.
Hawthorns continue to incite surface feeding especially at the up-wind margins, and close copy or low-hanging imitations are the pick of the artificials.