Definitions for "Beaufort scale"
Keywords:  francis, admiral, sir, calm, hurricane
A scale assigned to wind force.
In 1805 Admiral Beaufort drew up a scale of wind strengths related to commonly observable phenomena. more......
A system for estimating wind strengths by use of a scale of numbers from 1 to 12, with 1 representing calm, and 12 representing hurricane speed winds.
Keywords:  oakum, foot
Foot Oakum
Weather Becalmed Expressions