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windsock

a truncated cone of textile mounted on a mast so that it is free to rotate about a vertical axis: used, esp at airports, to indicate the local wind direction
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Glue the appropriate words (line, shape, color, texture) to the band of paper to label each windsock.
The sisters started flying a windsock on the porch to let children know when they could come by to color or help in the garden, sometimes earning the sisters the nickname the Windsock Visitation.
A similar process was used for installing the two Solar Series wind cones--manufactured by P Wedge Co Ltd in Brackendale, British Columbia--which replaced an unlit windsock.
Fiberglass or graphite rods that flex allowing the windsock plenty of movement add another dimension of realism.
Driving across it is like a metaphor for Ireland's short-lived economic boom as it reaches quickly skyward with two lanes, a windsock and lights before arriving at the Fanad side and a road reminiscent of the Republic before euros, Range Rovers and property developers.
The EZ FilterWire is a coronary guidewire with a plastic sack shaped like a windsock attached.
Herbert Carter thinks back to the days when he flew through the Alabama skies training for World War II missions overseas, the image that remains in his mind is the bright orange windsock at Moton Field.
Our EGIs had indicated winds out of the southwest, while the windsock indicated the winds were out of the east.
The room features a small office area that looks like a building, adorned with a windsock, that might have been found on the NASA flight line back in the late 1940s or early 1950s.
If it were always true that the wind blew west, the Eugene Airport wouldn't need a windsock and all the trees would lean to the east like they were praying to Mecca, said Knepler, who added that his son has a serious asthma condition.
You can add tissue streamers for an airy effect or shape them into a cylinder, like a windsock.
The free-kick, given despite the protestations of innocence from Neil Aspin that included him stretching his already-capacious shirt so that it resembled a windsock, was expertly executed.