barometer

See also: Barometer and barométer

EnglishEdit

 
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A barometer.

EtymologyEdit

baro- +‎ -meter

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bəˈɹɒmətə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /bəˈɹɑməɾɚ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒmɪtə(ɹ)

NounEdit

barometer (plural barometers)

  1. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure.
  2. (figuratively, 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."

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. a barometer

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English barometer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌbaː.roːˈmeː.tər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ro‧me‧ter

NounEdit

barometer m (plural barometers, diminutive barometertje n)

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: barometer
  • Papiamentu: barometer

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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 NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. a barometer

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SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

barometer m (genitive singular barometra, nominative plural barometre, genitive plural barometrov, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. barometer

ReferencesEdit

  • barometer in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

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NounEdit

barometer c

  1. (meteorology) barometer

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