[ wind ]
/ wɪnd /
a numerical scale, as the Beaufort scale, for designating relative wind intensities.
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Origin of wind scale
First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for wind scale
/ (wɪnd) /
a numerical scale of wind force, such as the Beaufort scale
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