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Barometer
See also: Barometer and barométer

English

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A barometer.

Etymology

baro- +‎ -meter

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /b?'m?t?(?)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /b?'m/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -?m?t?(?)

Noun

barometer (plural barometers)

  1. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure.
  2. (figurative, by extension) Anything used as a gauge or indicator.
    • 1916, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 8 (Jun., 1916), pp. 661-665 Template:JSTOR:
      "An election is not necessarily an accurate barometer of public opinion. There are other ways in which it makes itself felt, through the press, the forum, discussion, and through every other type of communication."

Translations

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Anagrams


Danish

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Etymology

From Ancient Greek (báros, "weight") +‎ -meter.

Noun

barometer n (definite singular barometeret or barometret, indefinite plural barometre, definite plural barometrene)

  1. a barometer

References


Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English barometer.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?ba:.ro:'me:.t?r/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ba?ro?me?ter

Noun

barometer m (plural barometers, diminutive barometertje n)

  1. (meteorology) barometer [from early 18th c.]

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: barometer

Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology

From Ancient Greek (báros, "weight") +‎ -meter.

Noun

barometer n (definite singular barometeret or barometret, indefinite plural barometer or barometre, definite plural barometra or barometrene)

  1. a barometer

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology

From Ancient Greek (báros, "weight") +‎ -meter.

Noun

barometer n (definite singular barometeret, indefinite plural barometer, definite plural barometera)

  1. a barometer

References


Swedish

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Noun

barometer c

  1. (meteorology) barometer

Declension

Declension of barometer 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barometer barometern barometrar barometrarna
Genitive barometers barometerns barometrars barometrarnas

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