[ uh-nem-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ əˈnɛm əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /


a recording anemometer.


Origin of anemograph

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

Related forms

a·nem·o·graph·ic [uh-nem-uh-graf-ik] /əˌnɛm əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivea·nem·o·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for anemograph

  • The hut is towards the left-hand side and the anemograph is on the hill.

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

  • The anemograph screen was blown over and smashed beyond all repair.

British Dictionary definitions for anemograph


/ (əˈnɛməʊˌɡrɑːf) /


a self-recording anemometer

Derived Forms

anemographic (əˌnɛməʊˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveanemographically, adverb
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Science definitions for anemograph


[ ə-nĕmə-grăf′ ]

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