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wind measurement

[′win ‚mezh·ər·mənt]
(meteorology)
The determination of three parameters: the size of an air sample, its speed, and its direction of motion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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