barometric error

noun Horology.

error of a timepiece due to the fluctuations in density of the atmosphere through which the balance or pendulum moves.

Nearby words

  1. baroja y nessi,
  2. baroja y nessi, pío,
  3. barolo,
  4. barometer,
  5. barometric,
  6. barometric pressure,
  7. barometrograph,
  8. barometry,
  9. baron,
  10. baron of beef

Origin of barometric error

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019