When you have a headwind, you are facing a strong wind that is blowing in your direction. This can be a very difficult situation to deal with, because the wind is pushing you backwards.

  • The wind was so strong that the sailboat was easily pushed back by the headwind.

  • The headwind is causing a lot of problems for the athletes.

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Example Sentences for headwind

  • 1

    A header is not the same as a headwind.

  • 2

    The opposite wind is a headwind.

  • 3

    Presumably to some article such as headwind and tailwind.

  • 4

    DCA generally does not overcome this headwind.

  • 5

    Generally, throws into a moderate headwind achieve the maximum distance.

  • 6

    Headwind and Tailwind do not occur together in normal conditions.

  • 7

    The catapult and headwind facts are well known to aviation historians.