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wind·break

 (wĭnd′brāk′)
n.
A row of trees, a hedge, or a fence that serves to lessen the force of or provide shelter from the wind.

windbreak

(ˈwɪndˌbreɪk)
n
(Physical Geography) a fence, line of trees, etc, serving as a protection from the wind by breaking its force

wind•break

(ˈwɪndˌbreɪk)

n.
a growth of trees, a structure of boards, or the like serving as a shelter from the wind.
[1765–75]

windbreak

- A row of trees acting as a fence.
See also related terms for row.

windbreak

A fence, hedge or mixed border of trees and shrubs that filter the wind and provide shelter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windbreak - hedge or fence of trees designed to lessen the force of the wind and reduce erosion
hedge, hedgerow - a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
Translations

windbreak

[ˈwɪndbreɪk] N (natural) → abrigada f, barrera f contra el viento; (for plants) → pantalla f cortavientos; (at seaside) → cortavientos m inv

windbreak

[ˈwɪndbreɪk] nbrise-vent m inv

windbreak

[ˈwɪndˌbreɪk] nfrangivento
References in periodicals archive ?
If you are using hay bales as a windbreak or for insulation, you'll need to keep an eye out for rodents trying to move in for the winter.
Create a windbreak You need a strong windbreak to minimise damage from strong breezes.
Create a windbreak: You need a strong windbreak to minimise damage from sea breezes, which will create shelter and help widen the choice of plants you can grow.
If bitterly cold winter winds are putting a chill on your winter heating costs, try planting a windbreak, also called a shelterbelt.
After following Clyde for about an hour or so we found ourselves having to hunt back toward the truck alongside a mile-long farm windbreak with the breeze coming from behind us.
Plus it can provide a windbreak or a sound barrier to a noisy road or neighbours.
A PLUME of black smoke rises from a tourist beach amid flying debris after a hand grenade is blown up behind a windbreak.
The cards from the day's other meetings can be fashioned into a sun hat or a thermal sleeping bag, and with enough rubber bands a pile of ante-post betting slips makes a good windbreak.
Erect a temporary windbreak around newly planted evergreens.
It features a new Bianco and New Light Blue colour scheme, a new roof spoiler, a new windbreak and an interior trimmed with carbon fibre.
The Trees Conservation Committee directed Thompson to contact Chary to ask that trees be replanted in the spring of 2010 along the stream and along Ellis Avenue as a windbreak to mitigate the trees which had been cut without obtaining prior permission.
The idea of Kansas fills the screen--November, windbreak of