Definition of Aneroid barometer

1. Noun. A barometer that measures pressure without using fluids.

Exact synonyms: Aneroid
Group relationships: Altimeter
Generic synonyms: Barometer
Derivative terms: Aneroid



Definition of Aneroid barometer

1. Noun. A barometer in which variations in pressure are measured using a partially evacuated capsule whose sides move in and out. ¹

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Literary usage of Aneroid barometer

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1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"THE aneroid barometer. — The aneroid barometer consists of a hollow ... MECHANISM OF THE aneroid barometer. the air has been partially exhausted and which ..."

2. Scientific Dialogues for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People by Jeremiah Joyce (1866)
"Ch. I think then I have seen the aneroid barometer in a shop-window, with the case made of brass. Fa. Very probably, for they are everywhere to be seen in ..."

3. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1851)
"V.— Remarks on t/te use of the aneroid barometer. ... THE portability and facility of observing the aneroid barometer has of late occasionally induced ..."

4. Laboratory Physics: A Students Manual for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Dayton Clarence Miller (1903)
"ERRORS OF AN ANEROID WITH AN AIR PUMP Find the corrections to an aneroid barometer for each centimeter of pressure from 65 to 76 cm. 88. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"Description of a New Self-recording aneroid barometer. ... S. The Maury barometer, like the aneroid barometer, measures the atmospheric pressure by the ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1902)
"Field Practice with the aneroid barometer. BY PROFESSOR WC KERNOT, MA, MCE [Bead 8th December, 1903]. This instrument measures the pressure of the ..."

7. The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"THE aneroid barometer.—This is an instrument in which the pressure of the air is ... The thermometer attached to the aneroid barometer is merely for ..."

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