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English definition of “aneroid barometer”

aneroid barometer

noun [C]     /ˌæn.ə.rɔɪd.bəˈrɒm.ɪ.tər/ US  /-ˈrɑː.mɪ.t̬ɚ/
a piece of equipment that uses a small box whose shape can change in order to measure air pressure and show when the weather is likely to change
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