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weatherglass

[ weth-er-glas, -glahs ]
/ ˈwɛð ərˌglæs, -ˌglɑs /
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noun
any of various instruments, as a barometer or a hygroscope, designed to indicate the state of the atmosphere.
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Origin of weatherglass

First recorded in 1620–30; weather + glass
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British Dictionary definitions for weatherglass

weatherglass
/ (ˈwɛðəˌɡlɑːs) /

noun
(not in technical use) any of various instruments, esp a barometer, that measure atmospheric conditions
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