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sock

1. a light shoe worn by actors in ancient Greek and Roman comedy, sometimes taken to allude to comic drama in general
2. another name for windsock

wind cone

wind cone
Wind cone.
A free-rotating fabric-truncated cone that when subjected to air movement indicates wind direction and wind force. On approach charts, the wind cone is shown as. Also called a cone, sock, or wind sock.
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Still, you got a sense of the man, particularly as seen in an untitled photocollage from 1983, a double self-portrait that formally resembles David Hackney's cubistic experiments in the medium, McDowell juxtaposes two nearly identical images of himself shot from above on a bed, wearing only a striped sailor shirt, dirty gym socks, and handcuffs.
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