aneroid

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an·er·oid

 (ăn′ə-roid′)
adj.
Not using liquid.

[French anéroïde : Greek a-, without; see a-1 + Late Greek nēron, water; see newo- in Indo-European roots.]

aneroid

(ˈænəˌrɔɪd)
adj
not containing a liquid
[C19: from French, from an- + Greek nēros wet + -oid]

an•er•oid

(ˈæn əˌrɔɪd)

adj.
using no fluid.
[1840–50; a-6 + Greek nēr(ós) wet, fluid (akin to nân to flow) + -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aneroid - a barometer that measures pressure without using fluidsaneroid - a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids
altimeter - an instrument that measures the height above ground; used in navigation
barometer - an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
Adj.1.aneroid - containing no liquid or actuated without the use of liquidaneroid - containing no liquid or actuated without the use of liquid; "aneroid barometer"
Translations

aneroid

[ˈænərɔɪd]
A. ADJaneroide
B. CPD aneroid barometer Nbarómetro m aneroide