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contrary wind

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  • contrary — con|tra|ry1 [ˈkɔntrəri US ˈka:ntreri] n 1.) on the contrary/quite the contrary used to add to a negative statement, to disagree with a negative statement by someone else, or to answer no to a question ▪ It wasn t a good thing; on the contrary it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wind — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a air in more or less rapid natural motion, esp. from an area of high pressure to one of low pressure. b a current of wind blowing from a specified direction or otherwise defined (north wind; contrary wind). 2 a breath as needed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • contrary — I. noun (plural traries) Etymology: Middle English contrarie, from Anglo French contraire, contrairie, from Medieval Latin contrarius, from Latin, adjective, opposite, adverse, from contra opposite Date: 13th century 1. a fact or condition… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Wind turbine design — An example of a wind turbine, this 3 bladed turbine is the classic design of modern wind turbines Wind turbines History Design …   Wikipedia

  • contrary — adj., n., & adv. adj. 1 (usu. foll. by to) opposed in nature or tendency. 2 colloq. perverse, self willed. 3 (of a wind) unfavourable, impeding. 4 mutually opposed. 5 opposite in position or direction. n. (pl. ies) (prec. by the) the opposite.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross wind — Cross Cross (kr[o^]s), a. 1. Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting. [1913 Webster] The cross refraction of the second prism. Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not accordant with what is wished or expected;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inherit the Wind — is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, which opened on Broadway in January 1955; a 1960 Hollywood film based on the play; and three television remakes. It was recently brought back onto Broadway in a revival. The play s title comes… …   Wikipedia

  • Crows Nest Wind Farm — Country Australia Location Toowoomba, Crows Nest, Queensland Status Proposed Owner(s) AGL Energy …   Wikipedia

  • American Wind Symphony Orchestra — The American Wind Symphony Orchestra (AWSO; also called the American Wind Symphony, abbreviated AWS) is an American musical ensemble comprising the wind instruments found in a symphony orchestra, which is dedicated to the performance of… …   Wikipedia

  • All in the wind — All All, n. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …   Universalium

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