anemometer

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an·e·mom·e·ter

 (ăn′ə-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument for measuring wind speed.

anemometer

(ˌænɪˈmɒmɪtə)
n
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

an•e•mom•e•ter

(ˌæn əˈmɒm ɪ tər)

n.
any instrument for measuring the speed of wind.
[1720–30]
an`e•mo•met′ric (-moʊˈmɛ trɪk) an`e•mo•met′ri•cal, adj.
an`e•mo•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.

an·e·mom·e·ter

(ăn′ə-mŏm′ĭ-tər)
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.

anemometer

an instrument for indicating wind velocity.
See also: Wind

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An instrument which is used to measure wind speed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anemometer - a gauge for recording the speed and direction of windanemometer - 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
анемометър
vjetromjer

anemometer

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anemometer

[ˌænɪˈmɒmɪtəʳ] nanemometro
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A Robinson cup anemometer is one of the most widely used vane-type anemometers.
This method can be used for evaluation of time constant of any type tachometric flow meters including cup anemometer, as well as in many other cases.