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barometry

[ buh-rom-i-tree ]
/ bəˈrɒm ɪ tri /
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noun
the process of measuring atmospheric pressure.
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Origin of barometry

First recorded in 1705–15; baro- + -metry
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How to use barometry in a sentence

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

    Classic French Course in English|William Cleaver Wilkinson
  • Later he experimented in barometry, and pursued investigations in mechanics.

    French Classics|William Cleaver Wilkinson
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