Origin of barometer
Related Words for barometerweatherglass
Examples from the Web for barometer
Contemporary Examples of barometer
It's a barometer of how seriously the whole article should be taken.A Serious Look at Fayyad
December 31, 2012
And so, as I've explained, "party ID" is thus a barometer of how people are feeling about the two parties.Romney and "Independents"
November 1, 2012
And make no mistake, money is the only barometer of success the industry ultimately cares about.Rush Limbaugh Scandal Proves Contagious for Talk-Radio Advertisers
March 10, 2012
If Fox News is any barometer, Gingrich has not been hammered on the channel where months ago he was a commentator.Newt Gingrich Doubles Down in Defending Stance on Illegal Immigration
November 24, 2011
If last night is any barometer, the naysayers will go empty.The Vindication of LeBron James
June 1, 2011
Historical Examples of barometer
Barometer 28.48; thermometer 68 degrees at half-past five o'clock.
We are much in want of rain, and thought we should have had some, but the barometer is rising this evening.
Found the barometer had got broken, which I was very sorry for.
The mercury in the barometer was falling, and so was the rain.
The tail of the Angora serves as a barometer of its bodily and mental condition.Concerning Cats
Helen M. Winslow
- an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, usually to determine altitude or weather changes
- anything that shows change or impending changethe barometer of social change
- An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure. Barometers are used in determining height above sea level and in forecasting the weather. The two primary types of barometers are the aneroid and the mercury barometer.
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure.