wind rose

[wind]
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noun

a map symbol showing, for a given locality or area, the frequency and strength of the wind from various directions.
a diagram showing the relation of wind direction to other weather conditions at a given location.

Origin of wind rose

First recorded in 1590–1600
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wind rose

noun

a diagram with radiating lines showing the frequency and strength of winds from each direction affecting a specific place
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