What does against the wind mean?

against the wind meaning in General Dictionary

when you look at the direction opposite towards path the wind is blowing

Sentence Examples with the word against the wind

In 1743, from the circumstance that an eclipse not visible in Philadelphia because of a storm had been observed in Boston, where the storm although north-easterly did not occur until an hour after the eclipse, he surmised that storms move against the wind along the Atlantic coast.

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