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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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Newcastle artist Alec Finlay has also created Skyfield, which consists of wind socks attached to 11 flagpoles.
In Japan, people fly colorful wind socks shaped like carp fish on their homes.
Positioning the artroom tables under the wind socks and spiral sculpture has also helped organize our class.
However, looking at Catherine Zeta-Jones in her latest golfing outfit, it's also clear that if those stripes adorn shorts the shape of wind socks, they cease to be flattering and become ridiculous.: You're never too old to rave all night:Topshop has admitted it jibs about dress sizes.
Wind socks, windmills, or wind chimes in the front yard also can remind us that the Spirit blows like the wind into our lives.
Newly washed trousers hung out to dry take on the appearance of dirty airfield wind socks.
Wind socks of all sizes, including one large enough to fit a school bus inside, adorn the sky, while whirligigs and banners decorate the ice surface.
Tenders are invited for Repairs to runway sign boards, slogan boards wind socks and dtgms at icgas daman
Wind socks that jerk and whip around or suddenly and dramatically change direction--up to and including a 180-degree reversal and back again--should be taken as concrete signs of gusty conditions.
Mountains, wind socks, sheep, Miller Lite trucks not carrying beer - we have it all for you in the May edition of Q&A:
Proposal: Use of the exterior of the Baltic's main mill building and riverside (west) building for various promoting the Baltic's contemporary art role including banners, sculptures, enclosing sheeting, flags, wind socks, balloons, projections and lighting effects (a partly retrospective application to be read in conjunction with permission) at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 1FG.
Third and fourth grade children also studied wind movement and constructed wind socks out of natural colored canvas and recycled plastic milk containers.