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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An instrument that measures the pressure of the air around us.

Usage examples (33)
  • The meteorologist checks the barometer often to make predictions about the weather.
  • Amphibians are what we call barometer species of our planet's health.
  • Perhaps a barometer is Baylor (2-4, 0-4), which dropped to 0-11 in the all-time series.
  • So far our country's barometer is National Bookstore's and Powerbooks' bestsellers list. for more
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