anemometry

noun

an·​e·​mom·​e·​try ˌa-nə-ˈmä-mə-trē How to pronounce anemometry (audio)
: the process of ascertaining the force, speed, and direction of wind or an airflow

Word History

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anemometry was in 1771

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“Anemometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anemometry. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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