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ba·rom·e·ter

 (bə-rŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in weather forecasting.
2. Something that registers or responds to fluctuations; an indicator: Opinion polls serve as a barometer of the public mood.

bar′o·met′ric (băr′ə-mĕt′rĭk), bar′o·met′ri·cal adj.
bar′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
ba·rom′e·try n.

barometer

(bəˈrɒmɪtə)
n
1. (General Physics) an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, usually to determine altitude or weather changes
2. anything that shows change or impending change: the barometer of social change.
barometric, ˌbaroˈmetrical adj
ˌbaroˈmetrically adv
baˈrometry n

ba•rom•e•ter

(bəˈrɒm ɪ tər)

n.
1. an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. Compare aneroid barometer.
2. anything that indicates changes.
[1655–65]
bar•o•met•ric (ˌbær əˈmɛ trɪk) bar`o•met′ri•cal, adj.
bar`o•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.

ba·rom·e·ter

(bə-rŏm′ĭ-tər)
An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure. Barometers are used to determine height above sea level and in weather forecasting.

barometric (băr′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adjective

barometer

an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure.
See also: Instruments

barometer

An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barometer - an instrument that measures atmospheric pressurebarometer - an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
aneroid, aneroid barometer - a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids
barograph - a recording barometer; automatically records on paper the variations in atmospheric pressure
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
mercury barometer - barometer that shows pressure by the height of a column of mercury
weatherglass - a simple barometer for indicating changes in atmospheric pressure
Translations
البارومتر: مِقياس الضَّغط الجَوّي
barometr
barometer
barométerlégnyomásmérő
loftvog
barometrasbarometrinis
barometrs
barometertlakomer
barometrebasınç ölçer

barometer

[bəˈrɒmɪtəʳ] Nbarómetro m

barometer

[bəˈrɒmɪr] n
(lit) (= instrument) → baromètre m
(fig) (= indicator) a barometer of sth → un baromètre de qch

barometer

n (lit, fig)Barometer nt

barometer

[bəˈrɒmɪtəʳ] nbarometro

barometer

(bəˈromitə) noun
an instrument which indicates changes of weather. The barometer is falling – it is going to rain.
barometric (bӕrəˈmetrik) adjective
barometric pressure.

ba·rom·e·ter

n. barómetro, instrumento para medir la presión atmosférica.
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