anemo-, anem- +
(Greek: air, wind)
Air travel is wonderful. It allows you to pass motorists at a safe distance.
anemometrical (adjective) (not comparable)
Concerning the measurements of wind speeds and directions; anemometric: For her biology teacher, Jill had to gather anemometrical facts so that she could support the different aspects of wind movement, velocity, and direction in her report.
anemometrograph (s) (noun), anemometrographs (pl)
An anemograph for measuring and recording different features of winds: The anemometrograph that Kitty read about was able to document the pressures, directions, speeds, and forces of winds simultaneouly, especially during stormy conditions.
anemometry (s) (noun), anemometries (pl)
The study of measuring the various factors of winds: Anemometry deals with the process of determining the directions, velocities, and forces of winds, including their vertical components.
anemone, anemony (s) (noun); anemones; anemonies (pl)
Any plant of the genus Anemone of the family Ranunculaceae: Anemones are of the buttercup family, especially Anemone quinquefolia, the wood anemone, a delicate plant with deeply cut leaves, popularly known as the "windflower".
Some of the species are cultivated in gardens of which their double flowers are among the most elegant ornaments.
anemoneuston (s) (noun), anemoneustons (pl)
Terrigenous organic and inorganic material transported by wind: Such earth-formed substances, and even organisms, that are carried by wind to the surface of water bodies are termed anemoneuston.
anemonic (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to the genus Anemone of the Ranunculus or Crowfoot family; the windflower: Some of the anemonic species are cultivated in gardens because they are very colourful and bloom wonderfully in the summer.
anemonin (s) (noun) (no pl)
A toxin found in plants of the genus Anemone: Alice's biology teacher told his students that some of the species of the genus Anemone possess an acrid and poisonous crystalline substance termed anemone.
anemonism (s) (noun) (no pl)
Poisoning by some plants of the genus Anemone: When Ted became quite upset with acute gastrointestinal pains and some blistering, he went to his doctor who diagnosed him as having a case of anemonism, which was caused by the poison anemonin.
anemopathy (s) (noun), anemopathies (pl)
A disease associated with the exposure to high winds: When out hiking for many weeks, Susan contracted anemopathy because of being consistently subjected to the strong winds, and she found out that she could treat herself by means of inhalation.
anemophile (s) (noun), anemophiles (pl)
A plant that is fertilized by wind-carried pollen or spores: It can also be stated that an anemophile can be a tree that produces pollen that is distributed by the wind, like the birch, maple, and oak.
anemophilia (s) (noun), anemophilias (pl)
A plant that can only survive by the action of the wind: Anemophilias, as certain trees, are fertilized only by the wind that transports the pollen through the air.
anemophilous (adjective) (not comparable)
In botany, referring to the dispersal of spores or pollen of plants by means of the wind: Grasses can be anemonphilous because they are fertilized by the transfer of pollen which is conveyed by air currents or breezes.
anemophily (s) (noun) (no pl)
A type of pollination dispersed by wind: Anemophily is a kind of fertilization which is applied to flowers, trees, etc. that are pollinated by breezes or other air currents.
anemophobia (s) (noun) (no pl)
An abnormal terror of strong drafts, winds, cyclones, hurricanes, etc.: There are some who are overwhelmed with anemophobia when the weather changes, such as when dark clouds appear, or when they can hear the wind blowing.
anemophobic (adjective), more anemophobic, most anemophobic
Descriptive of someone who has an abnormal dread, or fear, of drafts or winds: Greg, being anemophobic, avoided going outside at all and kept all the windows and doors of his house closed because he couldn't stand any air currents, gusts of air, breezes, or draughts.