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English definition of “weathervane”

weathervane

noun [C]     /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
(Definition of weathervane noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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