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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The model features a separate rear window that can be raised or lowered for wind deflection when the roof is lowered and two-piece retractable roof that might either fold into and either over or under the engine cover of the vehicle.
With the variable of distance effectively solved by rangefinders, wind deflection is now the greatest variable and barrier for shooting at longer ranges.
Wind deflection also prevents moisture being wicked away from the crops, a particular benefit in this year's dry growing season.
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.
Substituting a low drag bullet with a BC of 0.535 at the same velocity changes relatively little at this distance--a 13.8-inch drop and wind deflection of 6.4 inches.
These projectiles were approved because of their superior ballistic coefficients that allowed for flatter trajectory and less wind deflection.
C4 Plus stands for "Cartridge Calibrated Custom Clicker." 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. To implement this feature, the user requests a "custom clicker" elevation dial through the Burris website.
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.
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.