a switch actuated by barometric pressure.
the process of measuring atmospheric pressure. Historical Examples Later, he experimented in barometry, and pursued investigations in mechanics. Classic French Course in English William Cleaver Wilkinson Later he experimented in barometry, and pursued investigations in mechanics. French Classics William Cleaver Wilkinson
a member of the lowest grade of nobility. a feudal vassal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. a direct descendant of such a vassal or his equal in the nobility. a member of the House of Lords. an important financier or industrialist, especially one with great power in a particular area: […]
Friedrich Heinrich Alexander [free-drikh hahyn-rikh ah-lek-sahn-duh r] /ˈfri drɪx ˈhaɪn rɪx ˌɑ lɛkˈsɑn dər/ (Show IPA), Baron von [fuh n] /fən/ (Show IPA), 1769–1859, German naturalist, writer, and statesman. his brother, (Karl) Wilhelm [kahrl vil-helm] /kɑrl ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA), Baron von, 1767–1835, German philologist and diplomat. a town in NW Tennessee. a river in […]