from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hurricane-indicator; an apparatus (devised by Padre Viñes, S. J., Havana) consisting of an outer card with compass-points and an inner movable card with lines, to show the direction of motion of the various atmospheric currents constituting the circulation of a tropical hurricane.

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

  • noun An apparatus to assist in locating the center of a cyclone.


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