leeward


leeward
подветренная сторона; подветренный, в подветренную сторону

Англо-русский гидрогеологический словарь. — Ташкент. . 1979.

Смотреть что такое "leeward" в других словарях:

  • Leeward — Lee ward (l[=e] w[ e]rd or l[=u] [ e]rd), a. (Naut.) Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the part or side toward which the wind blows; opposed to {windward}; as, a leeward berth; a leeward ship. n. The lee side; the lee. adv. Toward the lee.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leeward — ► ADJECTIVE & ADVERB ▪ on or towards the side sheltered from the wind or towards which the wind is blowing. Contrasted with WINDWARD(Cf. ↑windward). ► NOUN ▪ the leeward side …   English terms dictionary

  • Leeward — Leeward, Islas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Leeward — er en øgruppe i de Små Antiller, Vestindien …   Danske encyklopædi

  • leeward — 1660s, situated away from the wind, on the opposite of the weather side of the ship; from LEE (Cf. lee) + WARD (Cf. ward) …   Etymology dictionary

  • leeward — [lē′wərd′; ] naut. [ lo͞o′ərd] adj. 1. in the direction toward which the wind blows 2. on the lee side n. the side or direction away from the wind adv. toward the lee; away from the wind: Opposed to WINDWARD …   English World dictionary

  • leeward — lee|ward [ˈli:wəd, ˈlu:əd US ərd] adj, adv 1.) the leeward side of something is the side that is sheltered from the wind ≠ ↑windward ▪ We camped on the leeward side of the mountain. 2.) technical a leeward direction is the same direction as the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • leeward — adjective technical 1 the leeward side of something is the side that is sheltered from the wind 2 a leeward direction is the same direction as the wind is blowing: to leeward: The ship cruised slowly to leeward. leeward adverb opposite windward 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • leeward — Naut. adj., adv., & n. adj. & adv. on or towards the side sheltered from the wind (opp. WINDWARD). n. the leeward region, side, or direction (to leeward; on the leeward of) …   Useful english dictionary

  • leeward — UK [ˈliːwə(r)d] / UK [ˈluːə(r)d] / US [ˈlɪwərd] / US [ˈluərd] adjective on the side of something that has shelter from the wind the leeward side of the island Derived word: leeward UK / US adverb …   English dictionary

  • leeward — adj. Leeward is used with these nouns: ↑side …   Collocations dictionary

Книги

  • To Leeward, F. Marion Crawford. 1883. With frontispiece. F. Marion Crawford was one of the more famous authors in the English-speaking world at the time of his death in 1909. He wrote over forty novels, most of which were… Подробнее  Купить за 1317 руб
  • The birds of the Leeward islands, Caribbean sea, Cory Charles B. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 684 руб


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