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Windward vs. Blanket

Difference Between Windward and Blanket

Windward

facing the wind or on the side facing the wind
the windward side of the boat
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Blanket

A blanket is a piece of soft cloth large enough either to cover or to enfold a great portion of the user's body. It is usually used when a person goes to sleep or is otherwise at rest.
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Windward

facing the wind or on the side facing the wind
the windward side of the boat
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Blanket

A large piece of woven material used as a covering for warmth, especially on a bed.
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Windward

the side or direction from which the wind is blowing
he had beaten to windward across St Austell Bay
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Blanket

A layer that covers or encloses
a thick blanket of snow.
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Windward

On or toward the side from which the wind is blowing.
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Blanket

Applying to or covering all conditions or instances
a blanket insurance policy.
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Windward

The windward side or quarter.
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Blanket

Applying to or covering all members of a class
blanket sanctions against human-rights violators.
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Windward

Towards the wind, or the direction from which the wind is blowing.
The windward boat must give way to the leeward boat.
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Blanket

To cover with or as if with a blanket
leaves that blanket the ground.
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Windward

On the side exposed to the wind.
the windward bedroom.
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Blanket

To cover so as to inhibit, suppress, or extinguish
blanketed the grease fire with sand.
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Windward

In a direction from which the wind blows, against or towards the wind.
We beat our way windward.
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Blanket

To apply to generally and uniformly without exception
high telephone service charges that blanketed our region.
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Windward

The direction from which the wind blows.
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Blanket

A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually large and woollen, used for warmth while sleeping or resting.
The baby was cold, so his mother put a blanket over him.
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Windward

The side receiving the wind's force.
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Blanket

A layer of anything.
The city woke under a thick blanket of fog.
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Windward

The point or side from which the wind blows; as, to ply to the windward; - opposed to leeward.
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Blanket

A thick rubber mat used in the offset printing process to transfer ink from the plate to the paper being printed.
A press operator must carefully wash the blanket whenever changing a plate.
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Windward

Situated toward the point from which the wind blows; as, the Windward Islands.
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Blanket

A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
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Windward

Toward the wind; in the direction from which the wind blows.
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Blanket

General; covering or encompassing everything.
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Windward

the direction from which the wind is coming
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Blanket

(transitive) To cover with, or as if with, a blanket.
A fresh layer of snow blanketed the area.
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Windward

on the side exposed to the wind;
the windward islands
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Blanket

(transitive) To traverse or complete thoroughly.
The salesman blanketed the entire neighborhood.
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Windward

away from the wind;
they were sailing windward
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Blanket

(transitive) To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
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Blanket

(transitive) To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of it.
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Blanket

(transitive) To nullify the impact of (someone or something).
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Blanket

Of a radio signal: to override or block out another radio signal.
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Blanket

A heavy, loosely woven fabric, usually of wool, and having a nap, used in bed clothing; also, a similar fabric used as a robe; or any fabric used as a cover for a horse.
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Blanket

A piece of rubber, felt, or woolen cloth, used in the tympan to make it soft and elastic.
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Blanket

A streak or layer of blubber in whales.
Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the darkTo cry, "Hold, hold!"
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Blanket

To cover with a blanket.
I'll . . . blanket my loins.
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Blanket

To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.
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Blanket

To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
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Blanket

bedding that keeps a person warm in bed;
he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep
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Blanket

anything that covers;
there was a blanket of snow
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Blanket

a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor
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Blanket

cover as if with a blanket;
snow blanketed the fields
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Blanket

form a blanket-like cover (over)
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Blanket

broad in scope or content;
across-the-board pay increases
an all-embracing definition
blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
an invention with broad applications
a panoptic study of Soviet nationality
granted him wide powers
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