Translation for 'windward side' from English to Russian
SYNO to windward | weatherboard | weather side | ...
наветренная сторона {ж}
windward side
Partial Matches
подветренная сторона {ж}lee (side)
стол-приставка {м}
side table
побочка {ж} [побочный эффект]
side effect
гарнир {м}
side dish
unverified бок о́ бок {adv} [тж. перен.]side by side
работать налево [разг.]
to work on the side
с правой стороны {adv}on the right-hand side
на левой стороне {adv}on the left-hand side
unverified на всякий случайto be on the safe side
unverified Надо быть оптимистомAlways look at the bright side of life
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Usage Examples English
  • When running wing-and-wing, a light spinnaker pole or whisker pole is often used to hold the clew of the foresail out to the windward side of the boat.
  • On the windward side of the volcano, stream erosion driven by trade winds has accelerated erosion in a manner similar to that on older Kohala.
  • The Arabian Sea arm moves northwards and deposits much of its rain on the windward side of Western Ghats.
  • its enrollment was about 900, making it the largest school by enrollment on the Windward side of the island.
  • Hilo is on the eastern and windward side of the island.

  • Windward side includes the North Shore (Paia and Haiku) and East Maui (Keanae, Hana, and Kipahulu).
  • From June to September, the south-west monsoon brings in heavy rains as Kochi lies on the windward side of the Western Ghats.
  • The windward side of the island is very rocky and steep, while the leeward side has more sandy beaches and bays.
  • Simple barchan dunes may appear as larger, compound barchan or megabarchan dunes, which can gradually migrate with the wind as a result of erosion on the windward side and deposition on the leeward side, at a rate of migration ranging from about one meter to 100 meters per year.
  • It receives substantially less precipitation than Suva on the windward side of Fiji.

  • The highest levels of precipitation are experienced in the Harz because the Lower Saxon part forms the windward side of this mountain range against which orographic rain falls.
  • In mountainous parts of the world subjected to relatively consistent winds (for example, the trade winds), a more moist climate usually prevails on the windward side of a mountain than on the leeward or downwind side.
  • Archaeological sites on the island are concentrated along the east (windward) side of the island and known sites represent a series of habitation sites, marae, and supporting structures such as canoe storage sheds and navigational aids.
  • Orographic precipitation is known to occur on oceanic islands, such as the Hawaiian Islands and New Zealand; much of the rainfall received on such islands is on the windward side, and the leeward side tends to be quite dry, almost desert-like.
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