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adv. & adj.
On or toward the side to which the wind is blowing.
The lee side or quarter.
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leeward(ˈliːwəd; ˈluːəd) nautical
(Nautical Terms) of, in, or moving to the quarter towards which the wind blows
1. (Nautical Terms) the point or quarter towards which the wind blows
2. (Nautical Terms) the side towards the lee
(Nautical Terms) towards the lee
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lee•ward(ˈli wərd; Naut. ˈlu ərd)
1. pertaining to, in, or moving toward the quarter toward which the wind blows (opposed to windward).n.
2. the lee side; point or quarter toward which the wind blows.adv.
3. toward the lee.
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Facing the direction toward which the wind is blowing.
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|Noun||1.||leeward - the direction in which the wind is blowing|
direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
windward - the direction from which the wind is coming
|2.||leeward - the side of something that is sheltered from the wind|
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
windward - the side of something that is toward the wind
|Adj.||1.||leeward - on the side away from the wind; "on the leeward side of the island"|
windward - on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
|Adv.||1.||leeward - toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward"|
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A. ADJ (Naut) → de sotavento
B. ADV → a sotavento
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
adj → sous le vent
adv → sous le vent
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj → Lee-; leeward side → Leeseite f
adv → leewärts; the ship was anchored leeward of the island → das Schiff ankerte an der Leeseite der Insel
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
1. adj → sottovento inv
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