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barometric pressure

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1820-1830
1820-30
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  • Rain and barometric pressure did not affect the findings.
  • The new study is based on barometric pressure readings, since differences in air pressure drive winds near the equator.
  • How this might affect the barometric pressure depends on a host of complicating factors.
  • Constant changes in barometric pressure eventually caused the culvert access to deteriorate.
  • barometric pressure is beginning to rise across the region.
  • Decompression sickness is the evolution of gas bubbles within the human body caused by exposure to decreased barometric pressure.
  • barometric pressure started to rise across the region.
British Dictionary definitions for barometric pressure

barometric pressure

noun
1.
atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer
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barometric pressure in Science
barometric pressure
  (bār'ə-mět'rĭk)   
See atmospheric pressure.
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