a dry red wine from the Piedmont region of Italy.
(sometimes not capital) a dry red wine produced in the Piedmont region of Italy
Meteorology. any instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. Compare aneroid barometer, mercury barometer. anything that indicates changes. Contemporary Examples And so, as I’ve explained, “party ID” is thus a barometer of how people are feeling about the two parties. Romney and “Independents” Michael Tomasky October 31, 2012 If last night is any barometer, the naysayers will […]
Meteorology. any instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. Compare aneroid barometer, mercury barometer. anything that indicates changes. Historical Examples The whole was kept at an even temperature, and correction was made for barometric influence. Heroes of the Telegraph J. Munro Unfortunately, the matter was one not to be settled by argument but by the Bourse, which […]
- Barometric error
error of a timepiece due to the fluctuations in density of the atmosphere through which the balance or pendulum moves.
- Barometric gradient
pressure gradient. the change in atmospheric pressure per unit of horizontal distance in the direction in which pressure changes most rapidly. Historical Examples What was the result of your work on the correlation of the velocity of the wind and the barometric gradient in Chapter X? Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology Robert DeCourcy Ward noun […]