Nephoscope
Nephoscope Neph"o*scope, n. [Gr. ne`fos a cloud + -scope.] (Meteorol.) An instrument for observing the clouds and their velocity. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nephoscope — is an instrument for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of clouds. There are several types of nephoscopes: the comb nephoscope developed by Besson; the mirror nephoscope developed by Finemann; the grid nephoscope, a variation on the… …   Wikipedia

  • nephoscope — [nef′ə skōp΄] n. [ NEPHO + SCOPE] an instrument for determining the direction and velocity of the movement of clouds …   English World dictionary

  • nephoscope — nefoskopas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas debesų judėjimo greičiui ir krypčiai stebėti. atitikmenys: angl. nephoscope vok. Nephoskop, n rus. нефоскоп, m pranc. néphoscope, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • néphoscope — nefoskopas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas debesų judėjimo greičiui ir krypčiai stebėti. atitikmenys: angl. nephoscope vok. Nephoskop, n rus. нефоскоп, m pranc. néphoscope, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • nephoscope — /nef euh skohp /, n. an instrument for determining the speed and direction of cloud motion. [1880 85; NEPHO + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nephoscope — noun An instrument for determining the direction of and angular velocity of clouds …   Wiktionary

  • néphoscope — (entrée créée par le supplément) (né fo sko p ) s. m. Instrument météorologique inventé par le P. Carl Braun pour faciliter l observation de la marche des nuages et des courants atmosphériques des hautes régions, qui n ont pas prise sur la… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • nephoscope — instrument for observing direction and velocity of clouds Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • nephoscope — neph·o·scope …   English syllables

  • nephoscope — An instrument for measuring the speed and altitude of clouds …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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