Wind-rose meaning

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A meteorological diagram depicting the distribution of wind direction and speed at a location over a period of time.
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A diagram that shows for a particular place the frequency and intensity of wind from different directions.
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(meteorology) A diagram in which the speed and direction of the winds at a particular location are represented by lines of varying thickness and length superimposed on a compass rose.
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Origin of wind-rose

  • Translation of German Windrose compass card Wind wind, air Rose rose
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition