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an·e·mom·e·ter

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

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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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.
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Translations
анемометър
vjetromjer

anemometer

nWindmesser m
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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.
Experimental Instruments Reference sites K34 [4] 3D-sonic anemometer CSAT3, Campbell scientific Rebio-Jaru Cup anemometer Low Power A100L2, Vector [22] Instruments Inc.
Finally, the cup anemometer is at present the standardized instrument included in the most relevant code of practice regarding wind turbine power performance measurements (IEC 61400-12-1) [5].
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.
The design was refined over time, notably by Robert Hooke, and by the mid-19th century was used to measure wind speed in miles and furlongs as illustrated in this 1867 design for a cup anemometer. The illustration forms part of an article written to encourage scientists and engineers to study meteorology.
Despite technological advances as LIDAR or SODAR [47], the cup anemometer, invented in the XIX century for meteorological purposes [8], remains today the most proper instrument for the mentioned tasks of wind energy forecast on the field and wind turbine control.
Proposal: Erection and operation of 50m high wind monitoring mast with cup anemometer and data logger for purposes of re-coding wind speed and direction for the period of 24 months at land at Thockrington Farm, Thockrington, Colwell, Hexham, Northumberland.
Wind data collected conventionally using cup anemometers mounted on a wind mast is susceptible to distortion from the sensors and the mast itself, which is typically around 80m high.
Authority: Durham County Council Applicant: Wind Prospect Application number: 7/2009/0239/DM Proposal: Installation and operation of temporary 60 metre wind monitoring mast with cup anemometers and data logger for the purpose of recording wind speed and direction for 24 months at land at Heley House, Sedgefield, County Durham.
Additional measurements were made of profiles of wind speed and temperature close to the ground using sensitive cup anemometers and aspirated thermocouples.