anemometry

[ an-uh-mom-i-tree ]
/ ˌæn əˈmɒm ɪ tri /

noun Meteorology.

the science of measuring the speed of wind.

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Origin of anemometry

First recorded in 1840–50; anemo- + -metry
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British Dictionary definitions for anemometry

anemometry
/ (ˌænɪˈmɒmɪtrɪ) /

noun

meteorol the technique of measuring wind speed and direction
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