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baroscope

[bar-uh-skohp]
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noun
  1. an instrument showing roughly the variations in atmospheric pressure.

Origin of baroscope

First recorded in 1655–65; baro- + -scope
Related formsbar·o·scop·ic [bar-uh-skop-ik] /ˌbær əˈskɒp ɪk/, bar·o·scop·i·cal, adjective
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baroscope

noun
  1. any instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, esp a manometer with one side open to the atmosphere
Derived Formsbaroscopic (ˌbærəˈskɒpɪk), adjective
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