near the wind


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near the wind

1. Nautical Close to the wind.
2. Close to danger.
See also: near, wind
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Overall, the number of breeding ducks using wetlands near the wind farms was 20 percent lower than in wetlands with no wind development nearby.
So STG and Northland Services landed a barge on a beach near the wind turbine site and offloaded a crane and the turbine parts there.
Teco adopts a localized strategy to enter various markets, by making wind turbines in or near the wind farms to ease delivery, so customers are guaranteed prompt maintenance services.
The retired couple live near the wind turbines at Nissan - and it's one of the reasons they regularly head for the hills.
A boat trip out to Liverpool Bay near the wind farm was organised ahead of a conference being held in Liverpool today which brings together experts from across the world to examine key issues facing the offshore wind industry.
We knew it was near the wind farm but that covers a huge area.