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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.


the art or science of barometric observation.
See also: Atmosphere, Weather
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Engelder [118] analyzed the links between fracture mechanics and fluid inclusion barometry. In the numerical experiments, the fixed pressure at the bottom is higher than the pressure recorded by fluid inclusions.
To determine AEE, we calculated [??][O.sub.2] by multiplying a sum of kinetic and potential energies (measured by accelerometry and barometry, resp.) with a sum of body, clothing, shoes, and baggage weight according to the equation reported previously [8].
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