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wind sail

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun, Nautical
1.
a sail rigged over a hatchway, ventilator, or the like, to divert moving air downward into the vessel.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
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Examples for wind sail
  • Excess canvas or plywood attachments can form a wind sail that could cause collapse of the scaffold.

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