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BACKING WIND [2 records]

Record 1 2019-05-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • River and Sea Navigation
  • Safety (Water Transport)
  • Special-Language Phraseology
CONT

Backing (of wind). Shift of wind direction in an anticlockwise manner, for example from north to west ...

OBS

backing of the wind: term officially approved by the Naval Terminology Standardization Committee.

OBS

backing; backing of wind: terms standardized by the International Maritime Organization.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Navigation fluviale et maritime
  • Sécurité (Transport par eau)
  • Phraséologie des langues de spécialité
CONT

Vent qui recule. Changement de direction du vent dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d'une montre, par exemple du nord à l'ouest […]

OBS

recul de vent : terme uniformisé par le Comité de normalisation de la terminologie navale.

OBS

vent qui recule : terme normalisé par l'Organisation maritime internationale.

Spanish

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Record 2 2015-03-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Air Transport
DEF

Counter-clockwise change of wind direction, in either hemisphere.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique de l'atmosphère
  • Transport aérien
DEF

Vent tournant dans le sens inverse des aiguilles d'une montre, dans un hémisphère ou dans l'autre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Física de la atmósfera
  • Transporte aéreo
DEF

Cambio de la dirección del viento en el sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj en cualquiera de los hemisferios.

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