Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An instrument for measuring wind speed.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument for indicating the velocity or pressure of the wind; a wind-gage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of the wind; a wind gauge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun meteorology An instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἄνεμος (anemos, "wind") +‎ -meter.

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