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'windage' - used as a noun
1. the retarding force of air friction on a moving object
2. the space between the projectile of a smoothbore gun and the surface of the bore of the gun
3. exposure to the wind (as the exposed part of a vessel's hull which is responsible for wind resistance)
4. the deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of wind
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