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date: 22 April 2019

aneroid barometer 

Source:
A Dictionary of Ecology
Author(s):

Michael Allaby

An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure as represented by the height (or thickness) of a sealed, flexible, metal, concertina-shaped drum from which air has been partially evacuated. Variations in the height of the drum are transmitted to a pressure scale either mechanically, through a series of levers and a pointer, or electronically.... ...

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