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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
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In severe weather erect a temporary net windbreak along the length of the hedge.
We'd hammer down the windbreak just as soon as we arrived, Then that day if we were feeling brave into the pool we'd dive.
Most tree selection guides will include factors to consider such as the rate of growth, size of the tree at maturity, use (shade, specimen, windbreak), soil conditions (dry/wet spot, compacted soil), foliage color, wind exposure and light requirements.
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.
First they grow large and therefore make a great windbreak.
A government website says about 40,000 girls and young women participate in the eight-day ceremony each year in which they bring reeds to reinforce the windbreak around the royal residence.
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.
The aim of the present work is to analyse the influence of the windbreak geometry on the aerodynamic loads produced on trains and other rolling stocks on a railway embankment.