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Crosswinds (Jbmbkwc)

Definition
A wind component which is at a right angle to the longitudinal axis of the runway or the aircraft's flight path. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Wind (Jbmbkw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Air currents (Jbmbkwb)
Gusts (Jbmbkwg)
Jet stream (Jbmbkwj)
Tornadoes (Jbmbkwt)
Wind shear (Jbmbkww)