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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wind·age /ˈwɪndɪʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wind·age n.
 1. Gun. The difference between the diameter of the bore of a gun and that of the shot fired from it.
 2. The sudden compression of the air caused by a projectile in passing close to another body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the retarding force of air friction on a moving object
      2: bore-to-projectile difference in diameter
      3: exposure to the wind (as the exposed part of a vessel's hull
         which is responsible for wind resistance) [syn: wind
      4: the deflection of a projectile resulting from the effects of
         wind [syn: wind deflection]