cistern barometer

a mercury barometer in which the lower mercury surface has a greater area than the upper.
Also called cup barometer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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They use a standard mercurial fixed-cistern barometer for their official station pressure.
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