from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An instrument for ascertaining the velocity and force of wind; an anemometer. See anemometer.
- n. An apparatus or contrivance for measuring or indicating the amount of the pressure of the wind in the wind-chest of an organ.
- n. Milit., a graduated attachment to the sights of a firearm or cannon by which allowance can be made, in aiming, for the effect of the wind upon the projectile.
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