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An anemometer or windmeter is the device that measures wind speed. They are usually divided into those that measure the wind's speed and it's pressure. The first known anemometer was described in 1450 by Leon Battista Alberti.
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What is the name of the wind instrument that measures wind?

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Is radiation the instrument used to measure wind speed?

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