wind rose

[ wind ]
/ wɪnd /


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.


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Origin of wind rose

First recorded in 1590–1600 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for wind rose

wind rose
/ (wɪnd) /


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