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Imagine a golf ball with one hemisphere covered with dimples and the other half hemisphere is smooth. Suppose I launch the same golf ball at random orientation into the air numerous time, would the dimples side always face windward so that the smooth side is always leeward?

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Always? Almost certainly not. This is more of an engineering problem, you would have to test to be sure. I seriously doubt that even someone who is highly familiar with fluid dynamics could give you a concrete answer, but you could certainly make some educated guesses. Sorry if that's not very helpful.

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