Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In the direction in which the wind blows.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. in the same direction as the wind is blowing
  • adv. positioned relative to something in such a way that it can be smelled in the wind

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. on the side or in the direction away from the direction from which the wind is blowing; in the direction toward which the wind is blowing. Opposite of upwind, and windward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. away from the wind
  • adj. towards the side away from the wind
  • adv. with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing

Etymologies

down- +‎ wind (Wiktionary)

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