Difference between revisions of "Leeward"

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== leeward ==
 
== leeward ==
  
<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The [[downwind]] side of a mountain, ridge, or other flow obstacle away from the large-scale or ridge-top flow direction. Opposite of [[windward]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A descriptive term used to refer to location. Leeward refers to the [[downwind]] or sheltered side of a flow obstacle such as a mountain or ridge. Opposite of [[windward]].</div><br/> </div>
  
<p>''Term edited 29 May 2020.''</p>
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<p>''Term edited 2 June 2020.''</p>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:11, 2 June 2020



leeward

A descriptive term used to refer to location. Leeward refers to the downwind or sheltered side of a flow obstacle such as a mountain or ridge. Opposite of windward.

Term edited 2 June 2020.