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Apparent wind


Apparent wind is the wind experienced by a moving object.

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Google previewThe Sailor's Illustrated Dictionary (2001)

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 ...

Google previewThe Practical Encyclopedia of Boating (2007)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewMarine 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 ...

Google previewThe South African Dictionary of Sport (2003)

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, ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(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 .

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

apparent wind see relative ...

Google previewThe 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 _ ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Nautical Literacy (2003)

by Robert McKenna

apparent wind, the speed and ...

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