air-velocity measurement

air-velocity measurement

[¦er və′läs·əd·ē ′mezh·ər·mənt]
(fluid mechanics)
The measurement of the rate of displacement of air or gas at a specific location, as when ascertaining wind speed or airspeed of an aircraft.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.