anemography

noun
recording anemometrical measurements
Hypernyms: ↑measurement, ↑measuring, ↑measure, ↑mensuration

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anemogˈraphy noun
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Main Entry:anemo-

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anemography rare—0.
(ænɪˈmɒgrəfɪ)
[f. Gr. ἄνεµος wind + -γραϕία description; cf. geography.]
1. Description of, or a treatise on, the winds.
in Johnson.
2. The art of recording the direction and force of the wind.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Anemography — An e*mog ra*phy, n. [Gr. a nemos wind + graphy.] 1. A description of the winds. [1913 Webster] 2. The art of recording the direction and force of the wind, as by means of an anemograph. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anemography — an·e·mog·ra·phy (ăn ə mŏgʹrə fē) n. The science of recording anemometrical measurements. * * * …   Universalium

  • Wind — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Air in motion. < N PARAG:Wind >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 wind wind draught flatus afflatus efflation eluvium Sgm: N 1 air air Sgm: N 1 breath breath breath of air Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • Anemographic — A*nem o*graph ic ([.a]*n[e^]m [ o]*gr[a^]f [i^]k), a. Produced by an anemograph; of or pertaining to anemography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wind — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I v. twist, [en]twine; coil, curl, spiral; bandage, loop; enfold, in fold; wreathe, roll; crank, reel; sinuate, meander, wander. See convulsion, deviation, rotation. n. See wind. II Current of air Nouns… …   English dictionary for students

  • anemograph — /əˈniməgræf/ (say uh neemuhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) noun an instrument for measuring and recording the velocity, force, or direction of the wind. {anemo + graph} –anemographic /əniməˈgræfɪk/ (say uhneemuh grafik), adjective –anemography… …   Australian English dictionary

  • anemographic — adjective pertaining to the recording of wind measurements • Pertains to noun: ↑anemography …   Useful english dictionary

  • measuring — noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule (Freq. 2) the measurements were carefully done his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate • Syn: ↑measurement, ↑measure, ↑mensuration • Derivationally relate …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|nem|o|graph|ic — «uh NEHM uh GRAF ihk», adjective. of or having to do with an anemograph or anemography (anemometry) …   Useful english dictionary

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