a wind coming from directly behind a moving object, especially an aircraft or other vehicle (opposed to headwind).
a wind blowing in the same direction as the course of an aircraft or ship Compare headwind
or Taimir Peninsula [tahy-meer; Russian tahy-mir] /taɪˈmɪər; Russian taɪˈmɪr/ noun 1. a peninsula in the N Russian Federation in Asia, between the Kara and Laptev seas. Taimyr Peninsula /Russian tajˈmir/ noun 1. a large peninsula of N central Russia, between the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea Also called Taymyr Peninsula
noun 1. a thin tin plate. 2. tin foil for the backs of mirrors. noun 1. tinfoil used in backing mirrors
noun, Wade-Giles, Pinyin. 1. a city in SW Taiwan. noun 1. a city in the SW Taiwan: an early centre of Chinese emigration from the mainland; formerly the largest city and capital of the island (1638–1885); Chengkung University. Pop: 754 000 (2005 est)
noun 1. Hippolyte Adolphe [ee-paw-leet a-dawlf] /i pɔˈlit aˈdɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1828–93, French literary critic and historian. noun 1. Hippolyte Adolphe (ipɔlit adɔlf). 1828–93, French literary critic and historian. He applied determinist criteria to the study of literature, art, history, and psychology, regarding them as products of environment and race. His works include Histoire de […]