[ uh-nem-uh-graf, -grahf ]
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  1. a recording anemometer.

Origin of anemograph

First recorded in 1860–65; anemo- + -graph

Other words from anemograph

  • a·nem·o·graph·ic [uh-nem-uh-graf-ik], /əˌnɛm əˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
  • a·nem·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby anemograph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use anemograph in a sentence

  • In a seventy-five-mile wind, Hodgeman had several fingers frost-bitten this morning while attending to the anemograph.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • The hut is towards the left-hand side and the anemograph is on the hill.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
  • The anemograph screen was blown over and smashed beyond all repair.

    The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson

British Dictionary definitions for anemograph


/ (əˈnɛməʊˌɡrɑːf) /

  1. a self-recording anemometer

Derived forms of anemograph

  • anemographic (əˌnɛməʊˈɡræfɪk), adjective
  • anemographically, adverb

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Scientific definitions for anemograph


[ ə-nĕmə-grăf′ ]

  1. An anemometer that uses a recording device to document wind speed and direction continuously.

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