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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Meteorology, Transport
tailwindtail‧wind /ˈteɪlˌwɪnd/ noun [countable]  HEMTTa wind blowing in the same direction that something or someone is travellingheadwind
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tailwindThe twenty-knot tailwind helped, and their airspeed of two hundred knots reduced the journey to just over four hours.
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