- an instrument showing roughly the variations in atmospheric pressure.
Origin of baroscope
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In my Baroscope, I have never found the Quicksilver higher than 30.
Sometimes (I say not often) the Baroscope yields not to other very great changes of the Air.
- any instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, esp a manometer with one side open to the atmosphere
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