barometric pressure


Origin:
1820–30

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barometric pressure
 
n
atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer

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barometric pressure   (bār'ə-mět'rĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See atmospheric pressure.
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Example sentences
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.
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