Definition of Nephoscope

1. Noun. A measuring instrument that uses a grid for measuring the altitude, direction, and velocity of movement of clouds.




Definition of Nephoscope

1. n. An instrument for observing the clouds and their velocity.

Definition of Nephoscope

1. Noun. An instrument for determining the direction of and angular velocity of clouds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nephoscope

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nephoscope

1. An instrument for observing the clouds and their velocity. Origin: Gr. A cloud + -scope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nephoscope

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nephelometric turbidity unit
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nephelometry and turbidimetry
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nephoscope (current term)
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Literary usage of Nephoscope

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"THE marine nephoscope Is available not merely at sea but equally so on any ... THE MARINE nephoscope. By Prof. CLEVELAND ABBE, Washington, DC [ABSTRACT. ..."

2. Meteorology: A Text-book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"Ordinarily, an instrument which is called a nephoscope,1 and is pictured in Fig. ... A nephoscope. * scale etched across its face. ..."

3. Meteorology, Weather, and Methods of Forecasting, Description of by Thomas Russell (1895)
"A nephoscope, shown in Fig. 13, is an instrument used in observing cloud motion. One form of this instrument insists of a brass circle with divisions to ..."

4. Meteorology, Weather, and Methods of Forecasting, Description of by Thomas Russell (1895)
"A nephoscope, shown in Fig. 13, is an instrument used in observing cloud motion. One form of this instrument consists of a brass circle with divisions to ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"This information is .best obtained by means of the nephoscope. ... Professor Marvin's nephoscope is shown in the illustration. The circular frame, A, ..."

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