nephoscope


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nephoscope

(ˈnɛfəˌskəʊp)
n
(Physical Geography) an instrument for measuring the altitude, velocity, and direction of movement of clouds
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Noun1.nephoscope - a measuring instrument that uses a grid for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of cloudsnephoscope - a measuring instrument that uses a grid for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of clouds
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Design a nephoscope (cloud-direction indicator), and see for yourself
Now position your nephoscope so that its heading for north aligns with the compass.