Beaufort scale

noun
Beau·​fort scale | \ˈbō-fərt- \

Definition of Beaufort scale 

: a scale in which the force of the wind is indicated by numbers from 0 to 12

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First Known Use of Beaufort scale

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Beaufort scale

Sir Francis beaufort

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