noun. wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft.
- current of air
- stay in place
Example sentences of the word tailwind
1. Noun, singular or mass
It's also important to note that a strong tailwind can reverse the wind direction, making the backward-facing balcony more windy than the forward-facing option.
2. Verb, base form
Determine the headwind or tailwind component of the wind at your cruising altitude.