Pass+to+windward+of

  • 1 To work to windward — Work Work (w[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Worked} (w[^u]rkt), or {Wrought} (r[add]t); p. pr. & vb. n. {Working}.] [AS. wyrcean (imp. worthe, wrohte, p. p. geworht, gewroht); akin to OFries. werka, wirka, OS. wirkian, D. werken, G. wirken, Icel.… …

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  • 2 To bring to pass — Bring Bring, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brought}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bringing}.] [OE. bringen, AS. bringan; akin to OS. brengian, D. brengen, Fries. brenga, OHG. bringan, G. bringen, Goth. briggan.] 1. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to …

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  • 3 weather — v. a. 1. (Naut.) Pass to windward of, pass between the wind and. 2. Endure, sustain, bear, stand, bear up against, get the better of, resist, encounter and sustain …

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  • 4 weather — 1. noun /ˈwɛðɚ/ a) The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc …

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  • 5 Sir Charles Knowles, 2nd Baronet — Sir Charles Henry Knowles, 2nd Baronet Born 24 August 1754 Kingston, Jamaica Died 28 November 1831 Allegiance United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland …

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  • 6 2005–06 West Indian cricket season — The 2005 06 West Indian cricket season includes all domestic cricket matches played by senior teams with first class status in the West Indies between October 2005 and March 2006, and also the international feats of the West Indies team, who is… …

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  • 7 History of the Caribbean — The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the fifteenth century. In the twentieth century the Caribbean was again important during World War II, in the… …

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  • 8 climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …

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  • 9 Nu‘uanu Pali — Looking towards the northern Koʻolau Range from the Nuʻuanu Pali overlook. Nuʻuanu Pali is a section of the windward cliff (pali in Hawaiian) of the Koʻolau mountain located at the head of Nuʻuanu Valley …

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  • 10 Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority — MARTA redirects here. For the county bus system in California, see Mountain Area Regional Transit Authority. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority …

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  • 11 Battle of Cape St Vincent (1797) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Cape St. Vincent partof=the French Revolutionary Wars campaign=Mediterranean Theater French Revolutionary Wars caption= The Battle of Cape St Vincent, 14 February 1797 by Robert Cleveley date=14… …

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  • 12 North America — North American. the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending from Central America to the Arctic Ocean. Highest point, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 ft. (6187 m); lowest, Death Valley, 276 ft. (84 m) below sea level. 400,000,000 including… …

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  • 13 Hawaiian Islands — Mokupuni o Hawai‘i True colour satellite image of the Hawaiian Islands …

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  • 14 KFC Cup — The KFC Cup is the current name of the domestic one day cricket competition in the West Indies, named after its chief sponsor, the fast food chain KFC. In recent years, it has been run over a week s time as a group stage followed by knock out… …

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  • 15 Naval tactics in the Age of Sail — A 17th century Spanish galleon Naval tactics in the Age of Sail were used from the early 17th century onward when sailing ships replaced oared galleys. These were used until the 1860s when steam powered ironclad warships rendered sailing line of… …

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  • 16 Nevis — For other uses, see Nevis (disambiguation). Nevis …

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  • 17 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea — The International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 (COLREGS) are published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and set out, inter alia, the rules of the road or navigation rules to be followed by ships and other… …

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  • 18 Moorea — Moʻorea Aerial view of Moʻorea Geography Location …

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  • 19 Hurricane Flora — Infobox Hurricane Name=Hurricane Flora Type=hurricane Year=1963 Basin=Atl Image location=Flora radar.gif Formed=September 26, 1963 Dissipated=October 12, 1963 1 min winds=120 Pressure=940 Da Inflated=2 Fatalities=7,186 8,000… …

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  • 20 Georgia State Route 400 — State Route 400 …

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