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20:31 Feb 16, 2009
English to Turkish translations [PRO] Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase:leeward
Definition from seadercraft.com: The direction the wind is going, downwind. Opposite side of windward.
The general rules, then, for turning a ship are these: to bring her head to the wind, put the helm to leeward, and bring the wind to act as much as possible on the after sails, and as little as possible on the head sails John Holden
A crop of waterspouts, with their attendant whirlwinds, appeared right in her course, and she was compelled to take in sail and run away to leeward. Ship Modelers Association
If the two sailboats are on the same tack then the windward boat must give way to the leeward boat. scandinaviancentre.org
Definition from Military Dictionary (USA): adj. & adv. on or toward the side sheltered from the wind or toward which the wind is blowing; downwind: the leeward side of the house | we pitched our tents leeward of a hill. Compare with windward.
n. the side sheltered or away from the wind: the ship was drifting to leeward
Definition from own experience or research: rüzgaraltı
Three ventilation cases, single-sided ventilation with an opening in windward wall, single-sided ventilation with an opening in leeward wall, and cross ventilation, are studied. In the wind tunnel, a laser Doppler anemometry was used to provide accurate and detailed velocity data. - sciencedirect.com
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