barometry

[ buh-rom-i-tree ]
/ bəˈrɒm ɪ tri /
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noun

the process of measuring atmospheric pressure.

Nearby words

  1. barometer,
  2. barometric,
  3. barometric error,
  4. barometric pressure,
  5. barometrograph,
  6. baron,
  7. baron of beef,
  8. baron, michel,
  9. baron-cohen,
  10. baronage

Origin of barometry

First recorded in 1705–15; baro- + -metry

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Examples from the Web for barometry

  • 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