anemometer(redirected from Cup anemometer)
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An instrument for measuring the velocity of air flow.
[G. anemos, wind, + metron, measure]
anemometer(a″nĕ-mom′ĕ-tĕr) [Gr. anemos, wind + -meter]
In pulmonary function studies, a device for measuring the rate of air flow through a tube. The rate at which air flows into or out of the lung may be measured by using a calibrated anemometer.