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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.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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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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].
(Note: It is highly unlikely that any VAV box sensor, from any manufacturer, is accurate to 5% of reading at minimum flow!) My advice, which I have presented at a number of NEBB sessions in the past couple of years, is to compare the VAV box sensor reading to the carefully aligned anemometer sensor readings from all the diffusers attached to that VAV terminal and then determine an "effective" [A.sub.k] for that sensor and that type diffuser.
Wind gusts as intense as 145 mph were measured by a DOW-mounted anemometer 350 m downstream from these lofted vehicles.
I reviewed Vaavud's first-gen Mjolnir smartphone anemometer a few years ago and discovered its short comings, yet appreciated its utility on the water and land.
Experimental Instruments Reference sites K34 [4] 3D-sonic anemometer CSAT3, Campbell scientific Rebio-Jaru Cup anemometer Low Power A100L2, Vector [22] Instruments Inc.
The concept of anemometer based on gas discharge can be traced back to the last century; it was firstly presented through the relationship between voltage, current, and wind speed in gas discharge test by Lindvall [5].
An anemometer is a device for measuring the velocity of a fluid.
The method is applied to predict the wind velocity that the vehicle will experience as it encounters a wind pattern detected earlier by an anemometer located upwind.
"We evacuated the site on Friday when our anemometer recorded westport with the terrible conditions when our anemometer recorded gusts up to 160kmh.
The works, which are being carried out by Costain on behalf of the Highways Agency, also include renewal of the existing anemometer - wind measuring device - on the viaduct.
Advanced Thermal Solutions offers the ATS-0345 portable vane anemometer for measuring air flow speed, volumetric flow rate and temperature.
* Air Sampling--20/11/2014--free Thermo Anemometer.