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baroscope


baroscope


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baroscope  \Bar"o*scope\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  weight  +  -scope:  cf  F. 
  baroscope.] 
  Any  instrument  showing  the  changes  in  the  weight  of  the 
  atmosphere;  also  less  appropriately,  any  instrument  that 
  indicates  -or  foreshadows  changes  of  the  weather,  as  a  deep 
  vial  of  liquid  holding  in  suspension  some  substance  which 
  rises  and  falls  with  atmospheric  changes.