Beaufortscale
Beau·fort scale (bōʹfərt) n.
A scale of wind velocity ranging from 0 (calm) to 12 (hurricane).
  [After Sir Francis Beaufort (1774-1857), British naval officer.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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