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up·wind

 (ŭp′wĭnd′)
adv.
In or toward the direction from which the wind blows.

up′wind′ adj.

upwind

(ˈʌpˈwɪnd)
adv
1. (Physical Geography) into or against the wind
2. (Physical Geography) towards or on the side where the wind is blowing; windward
adj
3. (Physical Geography) going against the wind: the upwind leg of the course.
4. (Physical Geography) on the windward side: the upwind side of the house has weathered.

up•wind

(ˈʌpˈwɪnd)

adv.
1. toward or against the wind or the direction from which it is blowing.
adj.
2. moving or situated toward or in the direction from which the wind is blowing.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.upwind - towards the side exposed to windupwind - towards the side exposed to wind  
windward - on the side exposed to the wind; "the windward islands"
Adv.1.upwind - toward the windupwind - toward the wind; "they were sailing leeward"
windward, downwind - away from the wind; "they were sailing windward"
2.upwind - in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowingupwind - in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing; "they flew upwind"
downwind - with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing; "they flew downwind"
Translations

upwind

[ˈʌpˈwɪnd] ADV to stay upwindquedarse en la parte de donde sopla el viento

upwind

[ˌʌpˈwɪnd]
adjsous le vent

upwind

adj, advim Aufwind; to be/stand upwind of somebodygegen den Wind zu jdm sein/stehen; to sail upwindgegen den Wind segeln
References in classic literature ?
In either event it might prove meat for Sheeta, and so the wary feline stalked by a circuitous route, upon soft, padded feet that gave forth no sound, until the circling aasvogel and his intended prey were upwind. Then, sniffing each vagrant zephyr, Sheeta, the panther, crept cautiously forward, nor had he advanced any considerable distance before his keen nostrils were rewarded with the scent of man--a Tarmangani.
They were upwind, and presently he caught their scent, though he had not needed this added evidence to assure him that he was right.
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