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barometry

[buh-rom-i-tree] /bəˈrɒm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the process of measuring atmospheric pressure.
Origin of barometry
1705-1715
First recorded in 1705-15; baro- + -metry
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  • Later he experimented in barometry, and pursued investigations in mechanics.

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

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