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An instrument for measuring wind speed.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Physical Geography) Also called: wind gauge an instrument for recording the speed and often the direction of winds
2. any instrument that measures the rate of movement of a fluid
anemometric, ˌanemoˈmetrical adj
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an•e•mom•e•ter(ˌæn əˈmɒm ɪ tər)
any instrument for measuring the speed of wind.
an`e•mo•met′ric (-moʊˈmɛ trɪk) an`e•mo•met′ri•cal, adj.
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An instrument that measures the speed and force of the wind. The most basic type of anemometer consists of a series of cups mounted at the end of arms that rotate in the wind. The speed with which the cups rotate indicates the wind speed.
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an instrument for indicating wind velocity.See also: Wind
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An instrument which is used to measure wind speed.
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|Noun||1.||anemometer - a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind|
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n → Windmesser m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
anemometer[ˌænɪˈmɒmɪtəʳ] n → anemometro
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