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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But after a faulty wind gauge deprived him of the world junior record in Edmonton, Canada, last August, a following, over-the-limit Yorkshire gust again denied him breaking 'evens'.
97 at last year's world championships in Edmonton only for it to be ruled out because of a faulty wind gauge.