height of barometer

height of barometer
показание барометра

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  • Barometer — Ba*rom e*ter, n. [Gr. ba ros weight + meter: cf. F. barom[ e]tre.] An instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, and hence for judging of the probable changes of weather, or for ascertaining the height of any ascent.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barometer — [bə räm′ət ər] n. [ BARO + METER] 1. an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, esp. an aneroid barometer or an evacuated and graduated glass tube (mercury barometer) in which a column of mercury rises or falls as the pressure of the… …   English World dictionary

  • Barometer — Schematic drawing of a simple mercury barometer with vertical mercury column and reservoir at base …   Wikipedia

  • Barometer question — The barometer question is a well known urban legend in academia. It has multiple forms, but all are based on the same premise: an examination paper in Physics which includes the question, How would you measure the height of a tall building using… …   Wikipedia

  • barometer — barometric /bar euh me trik/, barometrical, adj. barometrically, adv. /beuh rom i teuhr/, n. 1. Meteorol. any instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. Cf. aneroid barometer, mercury barometer. 2. anything that indicates changes …   Universalium

  • barometer — ba|rom|e|ter [bəˈrɔmıtə US ˈra:mıtər] n [Date: 1600 1700; : Greek; Origin: baros weight, pressure + English meter] 1.) an instrument that measures changes in the air pressure and the weather, or that calculates height above sea level 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • barometer — noun (C) 1 an instrument for measuring changes in the air pressure and weather or calculating height above sea level 2 something that shows or gives an idea of changes that are happening: Infant mortality is a highly sensitive barometer of social …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • barometer — /bəˈrɒmətə / (say buh romuhtuh) noun 1. an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, thus determining height, weather changes, etc. 2. anything that indicates changes: the barometer of public opinion. {baro + meter1} –barometric… …  

  • Aneroid barometer — Barometer Ba*rom e*ter, n. [Gr. ba ros weight + meter: cf. F. barom[ e]tre.] An instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, and hence for judging of the probable changes of weather, or for ascertaining the height of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marine barometer — Barometer Ba*rom e*ter, n. [Gr. ba ros weight + meter: cf. F. barom[ e]tre.] An instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, and hence for judging of the probable changes of weather, or for ascertaining the height of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mountain barometer — Barometer Ba*rom e*ter, n. [Gr. ba ros weight + meter: cf. F. barom[ e]tre.] An instrument for determining the weight or pressure of the atmosphere, and hence for judging of the probable changes of weather, or for ascertaining the height of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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