weather vane

noun
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of weather vane

:vane 1a

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First Known Use of weather vane

circa 1721


WEATHER VANE Defined for English Language Learners

weather vane

noun

Definition of weather vane for English Language Learners

  • : an object that is usually put on the top of a roof and that has an arrow that turns as the wind blows to show the direction of the wind


WEATHER VANE Defined for Kids

weather vane

noun

Definition of weather vane for Students

:a movable device usually attached to a roof to show which way the wind is blowing


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