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cistern barometer

noun

  1. a mercury barometer in which the lower mercury surface has a greater area than the upper.


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The barometric height must, however, be corrected for temperature, as in the cistern barometer.

A siphon barometer takes less mercury than a cistern barometer.

As I have already said, this was a standard cistern barometer, of Troughton's construction.

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