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Definition of the noun windsock

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noun - plural: windsocks

  1. a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast; used (e.g., at airports) to show the direction of the wind

Alternative definition of the noun windsock


  1. a large, conical, open-ended tube designed to indicate wind direction and relative wind speed; used especially at smaller airfields


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Windsock: A windsock is a conical textile tube designed to indicate wind direction and relative wind speed. Windsocks typically are used at airports and at chemical plants where there is risk of gaseous leakage. They are sometimes located alongside highways at windy locations.

  • also known as 風向袋, Rękaw

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Google previewMicrosoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots (2012)

Real World Training by Jeff Van West, Kevin Lane-Cummings

The windsock is a classic symbol of an airport, and FSX has at least one at every airport (see Figure 4-4). And it works, too, showing you the direction and speed of the wind. The direction is pretty intuitive: the sock blows downwind.

Google previewMilitary Flight Aptitude Tests For Dummies (2013)

by Terry J. Hawn, Peter Economy

A windsock is a simple, common system located at most airports. The standard 30-knot windsock can tell you which runway you are supposed to land on at uncontrolled fields and gives you a rough idea of wind velocity and any wind gusts ...

Google previewFodor's Caribbean 2016 (2015)

by Fodor's Travel Guides

RENTAL | Windsock is a casual, intimate Caribbean-inspired low-rise condo. The eight two-bedroom units have full kitchens, Wi-Fi, and modern conveniences. On- site is a pool, dive rinse tanks, and lush gardens. Across the street is a dive.

Google previewMeteorology (2011)

by Steven Ackerman, John Knox

A windsock is a cone-shaped bag with an opening at both ends. When it is limp, winds are light; when it is stretched out, winds are strong. Pilots can quickly determine the wind direction and speed along a runway just by observing the shape ...

Google previewPrivate Pilot Beginner's Manual (for Sport Pilots,too) 2nd Edition

by Paul Berge

The windsock is the most common wind indicator. A cone-shaped rag tacked to a pole, it flaps in the breeze indicating wind direction and, to some extent, speed and gusts. The large end points into the wind. Some windsocks are illuminated at ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Children 2 to 5 (1993)

Over 600 Favorite Activities Created by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

Windsock. 4+. Children will make a Halloween decoration and learn about the value of recycling.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

windsock. deformity. Cardiology A descriptor for an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva, as seen by aortography, in which there is a wide base at the aortic origin and a nipplelike apex projecting into the right atrium, the usual.

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

Windsock: A kind of conical cloth on a raised pole that indicates the direction of wind. It also gives an idea of the speed of wind. See Fig. W-7. Direction of wind Fig. W-7 Windsock. Windage losses: Same as drift losses. See drift losses.

Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Marios Loukas, Mohammadali M. Shoja

A fibrous sac forms, resembling a closed windsock, and is stretched forward by the current of blood (Bankl 1977). Associated cardiac anomalies include atrial septal defect (or patent foramen ovale) and hypoplastic right syndrome. Coronary ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Candlestick Charts (2012)

by Thomas N. Bulkowski

The doji represents indecision, a windsock that cannot make up its mind about which way the wind is blowing.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

shoptalk shuttlecock shylock sidewalk skywalk sleepwalk Slovak smock sock spacewalk squawk stalk stock stopcock talk ticktock tomahawk unblock undock unfrock unlock walk warlock weathercock wedlock windsock wok woodblock ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

windsock ОЛГОЙДОЛТ gush, spurting ОЛГОЙДОХ togush, tospout, to spurt out, to spurt up ОЛГОЙДУУЛАХ to squirt ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

sild, -z windsock BR 'win(d)spk, -s AM 'win(d),Sak, ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6 (1998)

More Than 600 Science Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner

More science: Make a windsock with a 9" x 12" (22.5 cm x 30 cm) construction paper cylinder decorated at one end with tissue paper streamers. • Make kites from paper grocery bags and test them on a windy day. Sand and water table: Use a ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

thrust 07 airline,air miss, airport, airship, captain, console, flypast, landing, liftoff , spoiler, takeoff 08 aircraft, airfield, airplane, airspace, airstrip, altitude, black box, nose dive, subsonic, windsock, wingspan 09aeroplane, aerospace, crash dive, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

lock, smock frock, spatchcock, springbok, steenbok, stopcock, sunblock, tick- tock, time clock, unfrock, unlock, warlock, wedlock, wheel lock, whipstock, windsock, woodblock, woodcock, wristlock; acid rock, aftershock, alarm clock, alpenstock, ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Learning Center Activities (2005)

Over 600 Activities Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, Jennifer Ford

Make a bunny windsock by pre-cutting paper bunnies. Help the children glue colored crepe paper strips to the bottom of the bunny's head as shown.



a windsock, a drogue towed by an ...

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

and a trailing windsock behind them. Writers like the fourth-century military historian ...

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Scrabble value of W4I1N1D2S1O1C3K5

The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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