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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.
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What the culture anticipates from us is a thing felt barometrically rather than something comprehended intellectually.
It is the atmospheres' response to unequal distribution of air masses and their variation of barometrically measured pressures.
However, those films that had barometrically foretold the surrender, like Quai des brumes and Regle du jeu, had to be banned as humiliating witnesses.