wind sleeve

noun
a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind
Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑visual signal

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noun

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wind sleeve or windˈsock noun
A wind cone
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Main Entry:wind

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wind sock or wind sleeve «wihnd»,
a cone-shaped sleeve mounted on a pole or the like, showing the direction of the wind; wind cone.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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