gustiness components

gustiness components

[′gəs·tē·nəs kəm‚pō·nəns]
(meteorology)
The ratios, to the mean wind speed, of the average magnitudes of the component fluctuations of the wind along three mutually perpendicular axes.
The ratios of the root-mean-squares of the eddy velocities to the mean wind speed. Also known as intensity of turbulence.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.