English version

prevailing wind

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprevailing windprevailing windDNa wind that blows over a particular area most of the time prevailing
Examples from the Corpus
prevailing windHe faces the open end to the east, away from the sun and prevailing wind.He also organized the compilation and publication of charts showing the prevailing winds and currents for each quarter of the year.Protection from the prevailing wind can often be provided by rock outcrops or carefully planted shrubs in the background.They will adjust, bending like bamboos before the prevailing wind from the north.It was an entire nation of pragmatists, each individual swaying with the prevailing wind to ensure his or her own future.You must be reasonably fit and be sure you can handle the prevailing wind, weather and tidal conditions.
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