Beaufort scale

Definitions of Beaufort scale
  1. noun
    a scale from 0 to 12 for the force of the wind
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    type of:
    metric, system of measurement
    a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
  2. noun
    an international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
    synonyms: wind scale
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    type of:
    graduated table, ordered series, scale, scale of measurement
    an ordered reference standard
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