windsock


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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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I rely on compact, economical decoys that can fit in my small rusted-out two-wheel drive pickup, and for those reasons I run primarily windsocks. Although not equal to full-bodies, you can have similar success with the right conditions.
An orange windsock was flying to tell people not to use the toys on the East Sussex beach where five men died on Wednesday.
"If you do use them at the beach, then ensure children are closely supervised, always keep near the shore, only use them at a lifeguarded beach between the red and yellow flags, follow the lifeguard's advice, do not take them out in big waves and never use them when an orange windsock is flying, as this indicates offshore winds which will blow inflatables further out to sea."
pride and anxiety, windsock of zephyr and gale, half of the equation of
The most frequently found shape was windsock, followed by chicken wing, cauliflower and then swan neck.
For those working in particularly windy conditions, a special windsock ensures clear communications when outside.
He and a Canadian soldier were tasked with erecting a windsock. It fell down and, as Len scrambled to retrieve it, his colleague was shot in the head.
I knew on landing when the orange windsock next to the runway was rigid like a massive horizontal carrot that it was going to be blowy.
It also has separate farm, a pool house, two cottages and an airfield complete with hanger and windsock.
The pressure of the solar wind sweeps the material into a tail, like a breeze blowing a windsock.
The airport consisted of a windsock and no buildings.
small airport's windsock, the blond wood for the beans, a garden