airsock


airsock
n. wind sock, cone-shaped cloth sleeve hung so that it swings freely in the blowing wind thereby indicating in which direction the wind is blowing; wind indicator used at airports to determine airplane landing instructions depending on wind direction

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • airsock — air sock n. See windsock. * * * …   Universalium

  • airsock — /ˈɛəsɒk/ (say airsok) noun → windsock …   Australian English dictionary

  • windsock — /ˈwɪndsɒk / (say windsok), /ˈwɪn / (say win ) noun a wind direction indicator, installed at airports and elsewhere, consisting of an elongated truncated cone of textile material, flown from a mast. Also, airsock, wind cone, wind sleeve. {wind1 +… …   Australian English dictionary