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A meteorological diagram depicting the distribution of wind direction and speed at a location over a period of time.
[Translation of German Windrose, compass card : Wind, wind, air + Rose, rose.]
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(Physical Geography) a diagram with radiating lines showing the frequency and strength of winds from each direction affecting a specific place
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a map symbol showing, for a given locality or area, the frequency and strength of the wind from various directions.
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|Noun||1.||wind rose - weather map showing the frequency and strength of winds from different directions|
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