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Apparent wind is the wind experienced by a moving object.
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by Tom Lenfestey, Thompson Lenfestey
apparent wind (c) true wind (d) sails apparent wind n. The wind direction and speed as it seems to be to an observer on a moving vessel. A vessel on a course of 000° at 10 knots in a wind from 180° at 10 knots would have ...
An A-Z Compendium of Navigation, Seamanship, Boat Maintenance, and Nautical Wisdom by John Vigor
APPARENT WIND word discourages advisedly because there is no acceptable antifouling agent that will stop growth altogether. So if your boat remains in the water year-round, you'll have to scrape the bottom and recoat it with antifouling ...
The Gardeners and Florists Dictionary, Or a Complete System of Horticulture: ... To which is Added, A Catalogue of Curious Trees, Plants and Fruits, ... In Two Volumes. By Philip Miller ... (1724)
by Philip Miller
When the Sea resounds upon theShore ; when the Winds murmur in the Woods, without any apparent Wind, they portend that Wind will follow ; for such Winds breathing chiefly out of the Earth, are not first perceived except they be pent by ...
Marine Affairs Dictionary (2004)
Terms, Concepts, Laws, Court Cases, and International Conventions and Agreements by Niels West
APPARENT WIND: The wind perceived by a person onboard a ship. May deviate from the true wind direction and speed due to the motion of the vessel. APPRAISED VALUE: A value of land assigned by a real estate agent, based on a ...
by Joel Alswang
harness fast from the glider reflex in hang-gliding, the angling upward of the trailing edge of an airofoil, or the entire wing, to prevent dives relative wind the apparent wind as the glider is flying, different from the actual wind release in towing, ...
(and Related Subjects) by K.L. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur, B.J. Kosanke
RELATIVE WIND – (Also apparent wind) – Airflow relative to a body .
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
apparent wind see relative ...
The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery; as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture ... by Philip Miller
When the sea resounds upon the shore, when the 'Winds murmur in the woods, without any apparent Wind, they portend that Wind will follow; for such _ ...
by Robert McKenna
apparent wind, the speed and ...
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