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An instrument, such as a barometer, designed to indicate changes in atmospheric conditions.
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(Physical Geography) (not in technical use) any of various instruments, esp a barometer, that measure atmospheric conditions
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(ˈwɛð ərˌglæs, -ˌglɑs)

any of various instruments, as a barometer or a hygroscope, designed to indicate the state of the atmosphere.
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Noun1.weatherglass - a simple barometer for indicating changes in atmospheric pressureweatherglass - a simple barometer for indicating changes in atmospheric pressure
barometer - an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
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His pain could make shards of a weatherglass. Though someone else has caused it this time, I am still left shouldering the guilt.
Nick did not like the look of the weatherglass and went below into the hold to settle Rowena.