weatherglass


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weath·er·glass

 (wĕth′ər-glăs′)
n.
An instrument, such as a barometer, designed to indicate changes in atmospheric conditions.

weatherglass

(ˈwɛðəˌɡlɑːs)
n
(Physical Geography) (not in technical use) any of various instruments, esp a barometer, that measure atmospheric conditions

weath•er•glass

(ˈwɛð ərˌglæs, -ˌglɑs)

n.
any of various instruments, as a barometer or a hygroscope, designed to indicate the state of the atmosphere.
[1620–30]
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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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