What does the word barometer mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Barometrical.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • An instrument for indicating atmospheric pressure; used for foretelling the weather, etc.

  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective


Usage examples for barometer

  1. Unable to extort any prognosis of the weather from Krupitschka, the major turned to the barometer; but that stood, as it had done uninterruptedly for the past fortnight, at 'Changeable. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  2. My assistant tried to hold up the machine as long as possible, but we were now down to 300 meters, then the barometer registered 250. We both noticed a large, apparently smooth field, and the final volplane began. – The Boy Volunteers with the French Airmen by Kenneth Ward