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barometry

[buh-rom-i-tree]
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noun
  1. the process of measuring atmospheric pressure.
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Origin of barometry

First recorded in 1705–15; baro- + -metry
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  • Later he experimented in barometry, and pursued investigations in mechanics.

    French Classics

    William Cleaver Wilkinson

  • Later, he experimented in barometry, and pursued investigations in mechanics.

    Classic French Course in English

    William Cleaver Wilkinson