HyperDic: close_to_the_wind

English > 1 sense of the expression close to the wind:
ADVERBallclose to the windnearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming
English > close to the wind: 1 sense > adverb 1
Meaningnearly opposite to the direction from which wind is coming.
Example"sailing close to the wind"
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor

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