anemometernoun [ C ]uk /ˌæn.ɪˈmɒm.ɪ.tər/ us /ˌæn.əˈmɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/ specialized
Examples from literature
- During the recent gales on the West Coast of Ireland the anemometer registered the unprecedented velocity of one hundred-and-ten miles per hour.
- On top of the screen a Robinson's anemometer was screwed.
- Probably a sphere would prove most useful for a pressure anemometer, since owing to its symmetrical shape it would not require a weathercock.
- The other forms of velocity anemometer may be described as belonging to the windmill type.
- They have their anemometer always on the twirl, and can tell you the force, or at least the pace, of a gale, by day or night.