wind gauge


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wind gauge

(wɪnd)
n
1. (Physical Geography) another name for anemometer1
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a scale on a gun sight indicating the amount of deflection necessary to allow for windage
3. (Instruments) music a device for measuring the wind pressure in the bellows of an organ

wind′ gauge`

(wɪnd)
n.
2. a scale on the rear sight of a rifle by which the sight is adjusted to correct for windage.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wind gauge - a gauge for recording the speed and direction of windwind gauge - a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
Translations

wind gauge

nanemometro
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Because you have this great surge of data sources, you could see a time in the future where every single street lamp in a city has an anemometer in it with a wind gauge or a rain gauge in it," Kaplan said.
When what was left of Harvey blew through Arkansas, a wind gauge on Jacobs' farm recorded a peak gust of 54 miles per hour.
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EILEEN HOWARTH: Oh looks rough x BRIAN GIFFORD: My wind gauge peaked at 69 mph just before we lost power.
That night and the next day, the wind gauge topped 125 kph [78 mph] in wind gusts.
Sources in the knowhow said that on the first day of the event, the wind gauge wasn't used at all.
the wind gauge recorded a speed of 164 miles an hour.
Current advisory wind gauge protocol is no more than 12 metres per second or 43km per hour.
Go out on a windy day with your bow and a little wind gauge.
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JR train drivers were instructed to rein in the running speed of the train if the nearby wind gauge logs 90 kph or above, but the gauge recorded a maximum wind speed of only 43.