baroscope

[ bar-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈbær əˌskoʊp /

noun

an instrument showing roughly the variations in atmospheric pressure.

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Origin of baroscope

First recorded in 1655–65; baro- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM baroscope

bar·o·scop·ic [bar-uh-skop-ik], /ˌbær əˈskɒp ɪk/, bar·o·scop·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for baroscope

baroscope
/ (ˈbærəˌskəʊp) /

noun

any instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, esp a manometer with one side open to the atmosphere

Derived forms of baroscope

baroscopic (ˌbærəˈskɒpɪk), adjective
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