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using no fluid.
Historical Examples

The mean of our observations with the aneroid barometer gives 575 feet for the elevation of this part of the river above the sea.
Journals of Australian Explorations A C and F T Gregory

Below this were a pipe-rack, an aneroid, and a clock with a hearty tick.
The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers

He took the aneroid heights of all important points, which I regard as reliable within ten or twenty feet.
Palestine Claude Reignier Conder

A self-recording barometer (usually an aneroid) is called a barograph.
Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman

Crossing the Snake, he broke his only mercurial barometer and was forced thereafter to rely on his aneroid.
The Last American Frontier Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson

The aneroid marked the height we had attained as 16,550 feet.
Adventures on the Roof of the World Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond

Our most serious want was an aneroid, in case the fragile mercurials should get broken.
Inca Land Hiram Bingham

The atmospheric pressure by the aneroid barometer was at 29.83.
My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook

The aneroid can be used for altitudes reaching to 5000 feet.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

The balloon swiftly rose, and the aneroid marked 2,500 feet.
Tales from Many Sources Various

not containing a liquid


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