wind scale

[ wind ]
/ wɪnd /

noun

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 (1 of 2)

wind scale
/ (wɪnd) /

noun

a numerical scale of wind force, such as the Beaufort scale

British Dictionary definitions for wind scale (2 of 2)

Windscale
/ (ˈwɪndˌskeɪl) /

noun

the former name of Sellafield
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