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.

Nearby words

  1. wind poppy,
  2. wind power,
  3. wind pump,
  4. wind river,
  5. wind river range,
  6. wind sail,
  7. wind scale,
  8. wind scorpion,
  9. wind shaft,
  10. wind shake

Origin of wind rose

First recorded in 1590–1600

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British Dictionary definitions for wind rose

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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