Definition of anemometer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌænɪˈmɒmɪtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌænɪˈmɑːmɪtər//
(also wind gauge) Wind
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an instrument for measuring the speed of the wind or of a current of gas See related entries: Wind Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Greek anemos ‘wind’ + -meter (see meter).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: anemometer