from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Measurement of wind force and velocity.

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  • n. Measurement of the direction and velocity of the wind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of ascertaining the force or velocity of the wind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of determining the pressure or velocity of the wind by means of an anemometer.

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

  • n. measuring wind speed and direction


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  • If it blows horizontally over the open end of a vertical tube it causes a decrease of pressure, but this fact is not of any practical use in anemometry, because the magnitude of the decrease depends on the wind striking the tube exactly at right angles to its axis, the most trifling departure from the true direction causing great variations in the magnitude.

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  • The firms plan to amalgamate their expertise in engineering and anemometry to provide accurate data and predictions on the yield, noise and visual impact of turbines to wind farm developers.

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  • Build a rain gauge, barometry and anemometry, make a cloud in a bottle and learn about the water cycle.

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  • Example of MAF in a car Rw = Rref [1 + TCR (Tw-Tref)] Schematic representation of the Hotwire anemometry.

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  • (Tw-Tref)] A) Hotwire: flow rate depends on the loss of heat at the heater B) H t i anemometry: fl Hotwire t flow rates and di t d direction can b measured. ti be d For flow measurement one or three elements can be used.

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  • Measuring, recording and analyzing the dynamics of the direction, speed/force, and vertical components of wind.

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