from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any apparatus for accurately measuring the force, pressure, or velocity of the wind; an anemometer.
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Using this wind-meter, I calculated over 35 miles per hour at the strongest gusts that we have felt so far throughout the day.
On CNN this morning, they cut to a guy so he could use his little wind-meter (quite the gadget in this storm) and he couldn’t it working and then said things were actually pretty calm, as he demonstrated when his meter got up to only 4 mph.