One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A wind blowing across one's direction of travel.
- ‘Winds were gusting to 25 knots and a crosswind existed.’
- ‘You learn how to cast against the wind, with the wind behind you, or into a crosswind.’
- ‘It did not take into account crosswinds or turbulence.’
- ‘This morning, the weather forecast called for really strong crosswinds.’
- ‘He found bullet deflection due to a crosswind could be solved by adding a wind bar on each side of the crosshair that corrected a 10 mph cross wind.’
- ‘Even a direct crosswind will resolve to a slight head wind.’
- ‘Differential blowing could also improve control of trailers in crosswinds by helping compensate for the wind direction.’
- ‘Forty degrees heat allied to a strong crosswind and the constant and repetitive frequency of the huge number of climbs made it almost impossible to succeed.’
- ‘That tricky north westerly crosswind was blowing to make things difficult.’
- ‘I like to test balls into a strong crosswind to see how they hold the line.’
- ‘Strong crosswinds have no effect on the vehicle's stability.’
- ‘At speed the car is notably refined and proved all but immune to the violent crosswinds we encountered on the launch.’
- ‘There are light crosswinds blowing off Lake Michigan which may account for some of the plane's erratic movements.’
- ‘Turbulence or gusty crosswinds require being immediate with your control inputs.’
- ‘In a match dictated by a strong crosswind the scoreline did not reflect the nature of this duel.’
- ‘There was a strong crosswind coming from the right that day that affected the left lane more because the right lane was more protected by the guardwall.’
- ‘A slight crosswind changing to a steady tailwind greeted rowers and spectators alike.’
- ‘The heavy rain had left the pitch sodden and a tricky crosswind made the kicking game somewhat difficult.’
- ‘If there's a crosswind, use your heading indicator to establish a wind correction angle.’
- ‘Watch for crosswinds, especially on roads with truck traffic.’
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