contact anemometer

contact anemometer

[′kän‚takt an·ə′mäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An anemometer which actuates an electrical contact at a rate dependent upon the wind speed. Also known as contact-cup anemometer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.