Anemoscope
Anemoscope A*nem"o*scope, n. [Gr. ? wind + -scope: cf. F. an['e]moscope.] An instrument which shows the direction of the wind; a wind vane; a weathercock; -- usually applied to a contrivance consisting of a vane above, connected in the building with a dial or index with pointers to show the changes of the wind. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • anémoscope — ● anémoscope nom masculin Nom scientifique de la girouette. anémoscope [anemɔskɔp] n. m. ÉTYM. 1755; de anémo , et scope. ❖ ♦ Techn. Appareil qui indique la direction du vent. ⇒ Girouette …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • anemoscope — [ə nem′ə skōp΄] n. an instrument for showing or recording the direction of the wind …   English World dictionary

  • Anemoscope — An anemoscope is an obsolete machine invented to show the direction of the wind, or to foretell a change of wind direction or weather.Hygroscopic devices, in particular those utilizing cat guts (or perhaps catgut), were considered as very good… …   Wikipedia

  • anemoscope — anemoskopas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas vėjo krypčiai rasti. atitikmenys: angl. anemoscope vok. Anemoskop, n rus. анемоскоп, m pranc. anémoscope, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • anémoscope — anemoskopas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Įtaisas vėjo krypčiai rasti. atitikmenys: angl. anemoscope vok. Anemoskop, n rus. анемоскоп, m pranc. anémoscope, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • anemoscope — anemoskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. anemoscope vok. Anemoskop, n rus. анемоскоп, m pranc. anémoscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • anémoscope — anemoskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. anemoscope vok. Anemoskop, n rus. анемоскоп, m pranc. anémoscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • anemoscope — əˈneməˌskōp noun ( s) Etymology: probably from French anémoscope (from anémo anem + scope) : a contrivance for indicating or for indicating and recording the direction of the wind; also : a device intended to foretell changes in the weather …   Useful english dictionary

  • anemoscope — /euh nem euh skohp /, n. Meteorol. any instrument showing the existence and direction of the wind. [1700 10; ANEMO + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • anémoscope — (a né mo sko p ) s. m. Terme de physique. Instrument qui fait connaître la direction du vent. C est la même chose que la girouette. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Termes grecs signifiant vent (voy. anémomètre), et examiner …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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