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relative wind

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
the velocity or direction of airflow with respect to the body it surrounds, especially an airfoil.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • The speed at which the critical angle of the relative wind is exceeded is the stall speed.

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