Beaufort scale
Proper noun
  1. (nautical) An empirical measure for the intensity of the wind based mainly on the state of the sea or wave conditions.
Synonyms
  • Beaufort wind force scale
Related terms
  • wind force
Translations
  • French: échelle de Beaufort
  • German: Beaufortskala
  • Italian: scala di Beaufort
  • Portuguese: escala de Beaufort
  • Russian: шкала́ Бофо́рта
  • Spanish: escala de Beaufort



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