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Trade wind   /treɪd wɪnd/   Listen
Trade wind

noun
1.
Steady winds blowing from east to west above and below the equator.  Synonym: trade.






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"Trade wind" Quotes from Famous Books



... The trade wind varied from south-south-east to east-south-east, and commonly blew fresh, with frequent squalls. The swell from the southward, with which these winds were for some days accompanied, caused the ship to work so much, that she soon let in as great a quantity of water ...
— A Voyage to Terra Australis • Matthew Flinders



Words linked to "Trade wind" :   prevailing wind



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