barometry

barometry

[buh-rom-i-tree]
noun
the process of measuring atmospheric pressure.

Origin:
1705–15; baro- + -metry

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barometer (bəˈrɒmɪtə)
 
n
1.  an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, usually to determine altitude or weather changes
2.  anything that shows change or impending change: the barometer of social change
 
barometric
 
adj
 
baro'metrical
 
adj
 
baro'metrically
 
adv
 
ba'rometry
 
n

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