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WINDSOCK

 Dictionary entry overview: What does windsock mean? 

WINDSOCK (noun)
  The noun WINDSOCK has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: WINDSOCK used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WINDSOCK (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

air sock; air-sleeve; wind cone; wind sleeve; wind sock; windsock; drogue; sock

Hypernyms ("windsock" is a kind of...):

visual signal (a signal that involves visual communication)


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