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[uh-weth -er] /əˈwɛð ər/
adverb, adjective, Nautical
upon or toward the weather side of a vessel; in the direction of the wind (opposed to alee).
Origin of aweather
1590-1600; a-1 + weather Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Edging and stakes shall be shop painted with aweather resistant paint.
  • The network consisted of five sensing stations and aweather station.
  • Temperature and rainfall were measured using aweather station operated by the ranch.
British Dictionary definitions for aweather


adverb, adjective (postpositive)
(nautical) towards the weather: with the helm aweather Compare alee
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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