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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Fabian, "Some experimental investigations on the influence of the mounting arrangements on the accuracy of cup-anemometer measurements," Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, vol.
Paulsen, "Classification of operational characteristics of commercial cup-anemometers," in Proceedings of the European Wind Energy Conference (EWEC '99), pp.
Fabian, Fly-Wheel Calibration of Cup-Anemometers. Riso-R797(EN): Contributions From the Department of Meteorology and Wind Energy to the EWEC '94 Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece, 1995.