Definition of windage

Definition of windage
  1. windage Noun Drag on the crankshaft caused by oil splashing out of the sump when rotating at high speeds.
  2. windage Noun The difference in diameter between the bore of a firearm and the shot
  3. windage Noun Horizontal adjustment of the sight of a firearm
  4. windage Noun A contusion caused by a projectile that does not enter the skin, due to either compressed air or a glancing blow
  5. windage Noun Exposure to the wind
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