baroscope

[ bar-uh-skohp ]
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noun
  1. an instrument showing roughly the variations in atmospheric pressure.

Origin of baroscope

1
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
  1. 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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