baro-


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baro-

(word root) weight
Examples of words with the root baro-: barometer
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baro-

or bar-
pref.
Weight; pressure: barometer.

[From Greek baros, weight; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]
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baro-

combining form
indicating weight or pressure: barometer.
[from Greek baros weight; related to Latin gravis heavy]
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baro-

a combining form meaning “pressure”: barograph.
[comb. form of Greek báros weight]
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Features include a 3-axis electronic compass, usable in any position, baro- metric altimeter, and DeLorme's Topo USA software complete with the latest USGS 7.5-minute quad topo maps, high-res aerial imagery, and NOAA nautical charts.