Definition of Anemometer

1. Noun. A gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind.

Exact synonyms: Wind Gage, Wind Gauge
Generic synonyms: Gage, Gauge
Derivative terms: Anemometric, Anemometrical



Definition of Anemometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of the wind; a wind gauge.

Definition of Anemometer

1. Noun. (meteorology) An instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind ¹

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Definition of Anemometer

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Anemometer

1. An instrument for measuring the velocity of air flow. Origin: G. Anemos, wind, + metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Anemometer

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1. The Elementary Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid by Edward John Routh (1905)
"The anemometer called a "Robinson" consists of four hemispherical cups ... If the anemometer start from rest, it will turn quicker and quicker until the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"anemometer, an-e-mom'c-ter. an instrument for measuring the velocity of mom? air or other gaseous substance. It is almo?! always combined with a recording ..."

3. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"It has been adopted as the standard anemometer at numerous stations in this country, and is far from being unknown abroad. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"use of a miniature anemometer similar to those I have used to show the oscillatory ... The anemometer possesses the convenient property of rotating in one ..."

5. Mathematical and Physical Papers by Sir George Gabriel Stokes, Baron John William Strutt Rayleigh (1905)
"Let V be the velocity with which the air passes the anemometer, that is, in the case of the actual experiments, the velocity of the centre of the anemometer ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"It has been called an ether-anemometer, since ether is employed in its construction ; by it tho speed of air moving at any greater rate than that of nine ..."

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