wind sock

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Noun1.wind sock - a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mastwind sock - a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
visual signal - a signal that involves visual communication
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The pilot and one of the witnesses added the wind sock was fully extended meaning the wind was more than 20 knots or 37kmh.
Even comparing the wind sock to stratus movement will give you very valuable information about what's going on just off the ground.
"They described it as looking sort of like a wind sock," Whittney said, "but the danger was if it broke off it could travel to her brain and accelerate the spread of cancer in her body."
They stroke methodically out past the wind sock that marks 250 meters from shore.
A lopping wind sock on a rusty staff does not lift a grommet, does
Red, White and Blue Drop-in Craft In honor of Memorial Day, stop by and make your own festive wind sock. 9:30-4 p.m.
As a colleague of mine joked, we wouldn't have been surprised to see a microphone accessory manufacturer touting its OTT wind sock. With so many truly innovative solutions and services helping publishers deliver their content via public IP (even if, at some point, the signal was transmitted via shortwave), it's distressing that OTT has become just another buzzword that companies feel they have to slap on their marketing materials.
They were pneumatic lozenges of smoke, stretching laterally from two chimneys like inflatable pennants or an airfield's wind sock in a steady breeze blowing across a humble village over which chimneys rise.
That compares to the elevation at the airport's wind sock: 1,080 feet.