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What does HW stand for?

HW stands for Headwind

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Our great brands, tight cost control, product innovations and international market development programmes continue to sustain us against the headwind of weak housing transaction levels - for which prospects are now somewhat better.
It added that "recovery is likely to remain subdued in 2011, as the necessary fiscal tightening and a fading rebound in world trade create headwinds, before picking up again in 2012.
Polo Ralph Lauren, the luxury goods brand that, like so many other high-end firms, has seen its stock battered by the economic headwinds, is digging in at the trophy 650 Madison Avenue, between 59th and 60th streets.
Headwind recordIt was the fastest run ever into a headwind, and matched the sixth-fastest time in history despite the chilly temperature.