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noun as in weather station

noun as in weather vane

noun as in wind gauge

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Now, pole-mounted anemometers measuring wind speed transmit live wind measurements to licensed meteorologists who track when the environment may be unsafe.

This oil was used to lubricate the anemometer and other instruments exposed outside.

He was also busied with the anemometer, which had broken down and needed a strong start for its second year of usefulness.

Anemometer, a-ne-mom′et-ėr, n. an instrument for measuring the velocity or pressure of the wind.

The velocity of the wind was ascertained by an anemometer of the best London make.

Very early in his investigations Langley thought he received through watching the anemometer a clue to the mystery of flight.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anemometer, such as: barometer, and weather bureau.

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