Meaning of windsock

wind•sock

Pronunciation: (wind'sok"), [key]
— n.
  1. a tapered, tubular cloth vane, open at both ends and having at the larger end a fixed ring pivoted to swing freely, installed at airports or elsewhere to indicate wind direction and approximate intensity. Also called
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