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backwind

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

back +‎ wind

VerbEdit

backwind (third-person singular simple present backwinds, present participle backwinding, simple past and past participle backwinded)

  1. (nautical) To deflect air into the back of a sail or of a vessel

NounEdit

backwind (plural backwinds)

  1. (nautical) The flow of air so deflected

Etymology 2Edit

back +‎ wind

VerbEdit

backwind (third-person singular simple present backwinds, present participle backwinding, simple past and past participle backwound)

  1. (transitive) To wind backwards.

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