Related formsbar·o·met·ric [bar-uh-me-trik] /ˌbær əˈmɛ trɪk/, bar·o·met·ri·cal, adjectivebar·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for barometer
It's a barometer of how seriously the whole article should be taken.
And so, as I've explained, "party ID" is thus a barometer of how people are feeling about the two parties.
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|John Avlon|March 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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|Howard Kurtz|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
If last night is any barometer, the naysayers will go empty.
The latter of these two was still more distinguished by his discovery of the barometer.
The fisherman stared at the barometer, bit off a chew, and grinned.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
Dave took a quick glance at the barometer, but it had not fallen much.Dave Darrin and the German Submarines|H. Irving Hancock
M. Dambreuse, like a barometer, constantly gave expression to its latest variation.Sentimental Education, Volume II|Gustave Flaubert
The barometer registered twenty-nine inches, showing that they had not lost much air in the numerous openings of the vestibule.A Journey in Other Worlds|John Jacob Astor
British Dictionary definitions for barometer
Derived Formsbarometric (ˌbærəˈmɛtrɪk) or barometrical, adjectivebarometrically, adverbbarometry, noun
Science definitions for barometer
Culture definitions for barometer
An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure.