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English definition of “weathervane”

weathervane

noun [C] uk   /ˈweð.ə.veɪn/ us    /-ɚ-/
a metal object, usually with a part shaped like an arrow, that is put on top of a high building and turns to show which way the wind is blowing fromWind and windsStormy weather
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