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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 previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1849)

by John Marius Wilson

Other ingenious methods have also been devised for bringing back the sails against the wind. In the vertical windmill, on the other hand, the arms which carry the sails revolve in a plane facing the wind. In this arrangement, if the sails were in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Climatology (2008)

by John E. Oliver

This is known as a “drag” device because its rotation is caused by the drag of the cups against the wind. Another increasingly popular type of anemometer is the propeller anemometer. This anemometer is simply a very small two- or ...

Google previewA dictionary of the english language... (1766)

to which is prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by Samuel Johnson

Ta Weather a point, To gain a point against the wind. Addifin. 4. T» Weather o«f. To endure. Addifin. WEATHERBEATEN. a. Harrassed and seasoned by hard weather. Sidney. Suckling. WEA'THERCOCK.

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1816)

by George Gregory

WIND warp, in the sea language, denotes any thing towards that point from which the wind blows in respect of a ship: thus windward tide is the tide which runs against the wind. Large WIND. In the sea language, to sail with a large wind, is the ...

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Quotes about Against the Wind

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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