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an·e·mom·e·ter

(an'ĕ-mom'ĕ-ter),
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.
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Young engineers used a precision conductive plastic potentiometer in place of the wire-wound potentiometer used in many wind gauges.
The Birchfield Harrier, who thought he had broken the world junior record in Edmonton last year but then found the wind gauge was faulty, was again denied a sub-10 seconds time when running 9.
A faulty wind gauge is continuing to deny the world junior champion his full recognition in the history books, the irony being that there was not even the gentlest breeze rippling around the track during his quarter-final.
7m jump he achieved two weeks ago at Southend when he was competing without a wind gauge, if he is to qualify for the World championships.
99sec will stay top of the rankings as there was no electronic timing or wind gauge in use at the Jarrow venue.
The dredge's wind gauge had broken early Monday, jammed at 92 mph.
A certain standard of officials would have had to be at the meeting and the field referee would have to verify the distance and the wind gauge would have to be checked and verified as working properly.
But he was told after getting back to his team hotel that the world junior record would not count because of a faulty wind gauge.
A wind gauge on the Uchibo line in Futtsu, Chiba Prefecture, stopped functioning after it was hit by lightning, forcing JR East to temporarily halt train services between Kazusaminato and Takeoka, both in Chiba Prefecture, the officials said.
Before he started climbing down that day, McArthur glanced at the wind gauge in his cab: It said 67 mph.
In perfect conditions with the wind gauge reading zero, the Welshman scored a superb victory in the 110m hurdles in 13.