Synonyms of 'weather: Measuring instruments'
anemometerwind velocityan instrument for recording the speed and often the direction of winds anemoscopewind directionatmometerrate of water evaporation into atmospherean instrument for measuring the rate of evaporation of water into the atmosphere barographatmospheric pressurea self-recording aneroid barometer barometeratmospheric pressurean instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, usually to determine altitude or weather changes baroscopeatmospheric pressureany instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, esp a manometer with one side open to the atmosphere hygrometerhumidityany of various instruments for measuring humidity maximum-minimum thermometertemperature variationa thermometer that records the highest and lowest temperatures since it was last set nephoscopecloud velocity, altitude, and direction of movementan instrument for measuring the altitude, velocity, and direction of movement of clouds psychrometerhumiditya type of hygrometer consisting of two thermometers, one of which has a dry bulb and the other a bulb that is kept moist and ventilated. The difference between the readings of the thermometers gives an indication of atmospheric humidity rain gaugerainfall and snowfallan instrument for measuring rainfall or snowfall, consisting of a cylinder covered by a funnel-like lid rawinsondeatmospheric wind velocitya hydrogen balloon carrying meteorological instruments and a radar target, enabling the velocity of winds in the atmosphere to be measured Stevenson's screentemperaturesunshine recorderhours of sunshinethermometertemperaturean instrument used to measure temperature, esp one in which a thin column of liquid, such as mercury, expands and contracts within a graduated sealed tube weathercockwind directiona weather vane in the form of a cock weather vanewind directionwet-and-dry-bulb thermometerhumiditywind gaugewind velocitywind teewind directiona large weather vane shaped like a T, located at an airfield to indicate the wind direction ▷ See weather
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