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Windage

noun
1.
The retarding force of air friction on a moving object.
2.
The space between the projectile of a smoothbore gun and the surface of the bore of the gun.
3.
Exposure to the wind (as the exposed part of a vessel's hull which is responsible for wind resistance).  Synonym: wind exposure.
4.
The deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of wind.  Synonym: wind deflection.






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