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thermobarometer

[ thur-moh-buh-rom-i-ter ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊ bəˈrɒm ɪ tər /
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noun
Also called hypsometer. an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, and sometimes altitude, from its effect upon the boiling point of a liquid.
a form of barometer so constructed that it may also be used as a thermometer.
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Origin of thermobarometer

First recorded in 1860–65; thermo- + barometer
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British Dictionary definitions for thermobarometer

thermobarometer
/ (ˌθɜːməʊbəˈrɒmɪtə) /

noun
an apparatus that provides an accurate measurement of pressure by observation of the change in the boiling point of a fluid
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