Definition of anemograph in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈneməˌɡraf/


An anemometer that records on paper the speed, duration, and sometimes also the direction of the wind.
Example sentences
  • At the end of 1993, Luigi Barbieri, who was renovating Woelfle anemographs, retired and was not replaced.
  • At stations with an anemograph, the mean speed is for a period of 10 minutes ending at the hour of observation.
  • Since the anemograph was installed in 1982 gusts of 100 kt or more have been recorded on only two occasions on Fair Isle.


Mid 19th century: from Greek anemos 'wind' + -graph.

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Syllabification: a·nem·o·graph

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