from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An instrument for measuring wind force and velocity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument for measuring the force or velocity of the wind; a wind gauge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for indicating the velocity or pressure of the wind; a wind-gage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind


From Ancient Greek ἄνεμος (anemos, "wind") +‎ -meter. (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.