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Definition of the adverb against the wind

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  1. in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing


  1. "Against the Wind" is the eleventh studio album by American rock singer Bob Seger and his third with The Silver Bullet Band. It was released in 1980. It is Seger's only Number 1 album to date, spending six weeks at the top of the Billboard 200, and knocking Pink Floyd's massive-selling The Wall from the top spot. The album also earned two Grammy Awards.
  2. "Against the Wind" is a song by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band from the 1980 album Against the Wind. "Against the Wind" is the highest ranking single from the album, peaking at #5. Glenn Frey of the Eagles sang background vocals on this song.
  3. "Against the Wind" is Máire Brennan's first solo single, taken from her 1992 album Máire. Two covers were made available, one with a sand pattern and the title of the single, the other with a photograph by Tim Jarvis, of Máire and three dancers, superimposed on the sand pattern. A promotional video directed by the Douglas Brothers was made to accompany the single.
  4. "Against the Wind" is a musical single of Bonnie Tyler.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  5. "Against the Wind" is a musical album of Jon English.
    • released in (37 years ago)
  6. "Against The Wind" is a musical album of Mountain Men.
    • released on
  7. "Against The Wind" is a musical album of =NeutraL=.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  8. "Against the Wind" is a musical album of Dallas Holm.
    • released on (25 years ago)
  9. "Against the Wind" is a 1980 single by Bob Seger.


  1. Against the Wind was a 1978 Australian television mini-series. It is a historical drama portraying both the British rule of Ireland, and the development of New South Wales and Australia.
    • begun on and completed on (36 years ago)
    • 13 episodes of 60 or 50 minutes each
    • country: Australia
    • regular cast:
    • genres: Miniseries, Historical fiction, Adventure Film, Soap opera, Drama
    • award:
      • Logie Award for Best New Talent in Australia nomination for Jon English
      • Logie Award for Best New Drama Series nomination for Seven Network
      • Logie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Major Role nomination for Kerry McGuire
      • Logie Award for Best New Talent in Australia, received by Jon English
      • Logie Award for Best New Drama Series, received by Seven Network
      • Logie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Major Role, received by Kerry McGuire
  2. "Against the Wind" is a black-and-white British film directed by Charles Crichton and produced by Michael Balcon, released through Ealing Studios in 1948. Against the Wind is a World War II sabotage/resistance drama set in occupied Belgium, starring Robert Beatty, Jack Warner and Simone Signoret.
  3. "Against The Wind" is a 2000 drama film written by Peter Del Monte, Gloria Malatesta and Claudia Sbarigia and directed by Peter Del Monte.
  4. "Against the Wind" is a 1990 drama film written and directed by Paco Periñán.

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Google previewAlternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (2016)

by Jay H. Lehr, Jack Keeley

2, in which the power output of turbines compared to the front turbine is shown against the wind direction, where the wind direction of 230◦ is the ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

These idolaters have so great a veneration for this deity, that they never spit or fling any thing against the wind ; and from the same superstition, when they are at sea, they avoid looking behind them towards the point whence the wind blows.

Google previewThe New American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

The principle upon which a vessel is made to advance against the wind may be explained as follows : Sustained in a state of ...

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Your spirit fights
The changes
During ageing
Your flesh
As a bird flies
Against the wind
Until it gets
A hurt wing. (Marieta Maglas)
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