noun. wind blowing across the path of a ship or aircraft.
- air current
- current of air
- stay in place
- cross (English)
- cross (Middle English (1100-1500))
- wind (English)
- windan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Example sentences of the word crosswind
1. Noun, singular or mass
This refers to the portion of the wind speed that will be with or against you (as opposed to the crosswind portion, which is blowing sideways to your course).