[wahyuh r-sond]

noun Meteorology.

an instrument carried aloft by a captive balloon and sending temperature and humidity data over a wire cable.

Nearby words

  1. wirephoto,
  2. wirepuller,
  3. wirepulling,
  4. wirer,
  5. wireroom,
  6. wirespun,
  7. wiretap,
  8. wiretapper,
  9. wirewalker,
  10. wireway

Origin of wiresonde

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