Head Wind

Technology / Aviation / Head Wind: A wind that is blowing in the opposite direction the aircraft is flying, thereby impeding its forward airspeed.

Other Words for Head

Head Adjective Synonyms: skull, pate, cranium, dome, coco(nut), belfry, noggin, bean, nut, rocker, noodle, gourd, conk, crumpet, noddle, loaf
Head Noun Synonyms: front, vanguard, forefront, van, fore-part
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Other Words for Wind

Wind Noun Synonyms: turn, bend, twist, snake, worm, twine, zigzag, slew, swerve, loop, coil, curve, meander, ramble, veer
Wind Verb Synonyms: breeze, zephyr, puff, gust, breath, draught, light air, current (of air)
Wind Adjective Synonyms: puffery, bombast, rodomontade, bluster, boasting, braggadocio, vain speech, blather, (idle or empty) talk, fustian, nonsense, twaddle, humbug, babble, gibberish, gab, hot air, claptrap, hogwash, rot, hooey, boloney, (load of (old)) cobbl
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Schedule (Window, Door, Mirror)

Business / Construction / Schedule (Window, Door, Mirror): A table on the blueprints that list the sizes, quantities and locations of the windows, doors and mirrors. MORE

Secondary Winding

Technology / Motors / Secondary Winding: Winding which is not connected to the power source, but which carries current induced in it through its magnetic linkage with the primary winding. MORE

Shovelhead

Technology / Motorcycle / Shovelhead: Shovelhead is the name of the Harley-Davidson engine used from 1966-1985. The shovel engine has rocker boxes, not covers, and rocker arms pivoting on shafts leading to castings on the heads. The whole MORE

Single Hung Window

Business / Construction / Single Hung Window: A window with one vertically sliding sash or window vent. MORE

Santa Ana Winds

Science / Weather / Santa Ana Winds: The hot, dry winds, generally from the east, that funnel through the Santa Ana river valley south of the San Gabriel and San Bernadino Mountains in southern California, including the Los Angeles basin MORE

Running Ahead

Business / Finance / Running Ahead: The illegal practice of trading in a security for a broker's personal account before placing an order for the same security for a customer. MORE

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