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A row of trees, a hedge, or a fence that serves to lessen the force of or provide shelter from the wind.
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(Physical Geography) a fence, line of trees, etc, serving as a protection from the wind by breaking its force
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a growth of trees, a structure of boards, or the like serving as a shelter from the wind.
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windbreak- A row of trees acting as a fence.
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A fence, hedge or mixed border of trees and shrubs that filter the wind and provide shelter.
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|Noun||1.||windbreak - hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion|
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windbreak[ˈwɪndbreɪk] N (natural) → abrigada f, barrera f contra el viento; (for plants) → pantalla f cortavientos; (at seaside) → cortavientos m inv
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
windbreak[ˈwɪndbreɪk] n → brise-vent m inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
windbreak[ˈwɪndˌbreɪk] n → frangivento
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