Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to atmospheric pressure.
  • adj. Made or done with a barometer

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to the barometer; made or indicated by a barometer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to, made with, or indicated by a barometer: as, barometric errors; barometric experiments or measurements; barometric changes. Also baric.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to atmospheric pressure or indicated by a barometer

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Examples

  • In sketching out a system of barometric observation having especial reference to the acquisition of data from which the _barometric character_ of certain large areas of the surface of the globe may be determined -- inasmuch as such areas are distinguished from each other, on the one hand by consisting of extensive spaces of the oceanic surface unbroken, or scarcely broken, by land; on the other by the proximity of such oceanic surface to large masses of land, and these masses presenting two essentially different features, the one consisting of land particularly characterized as continental, the other as insular, regard has been accordingly had to such distribution of land and water.

    The Hurricane Guide Being An Attempt To Connect The Rotary Gale Or Revolving Storm With Atmospheric Waves.

  • To a lesser extent, changes in barometric pressure also affect tidal swings.

    Cracking the Tidal Code

  • Bottom line: atmospheric pressure (aka barometric pressure) is usually represented by the international unit of pressure called the "bar".

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  • It was clear that slight differences between actual and measured atmospheric parameters, such as barometric pressure, temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and humidity, were unavoidable.

    RealClimate

  • 2 Meteorology: Leviticus 26:4 attributes the rain directly to God, and so how can meteorologists dare to attribute it to natural phenomena such as barometric pressure and who knows what else?

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • While the cultural barometric pressure is pushing support for gay marriage upward, it appears to have been pressing downward on approval of abortion.

    American Grace

  • His fatigue was bottomless, so much that as he fell asleep at the wheel, barreling through the balustrades of the Golden Gate Bridge, not even the barometric plunge would wake him up.

    3 Short Shorts

  • But take into mind the effect you'll have to calculate for: temperature change, barometric pressure, wind, mirage and, depending upon where you are, the Coriolis effect. i definitely agree with those that said there will be much more skill involved than weapon capability.

    best caliber for 600+ yard shots

  • For elk or deer at 600+ yards you will probably want a 338 Lapua mag, 7mm mag, or any of the big .30 Weatherby's. but take into mind the effect you'll have to calculate for ... temperature change, barometric pressure, wind, mirage and, depending upon where you are, the Coriolis effect. i definitely agree with those that said there will be much more skill involved than weapon capability.

    best caliber for 600+ yard shots

  • Your barometric pressure is very different from one place to the other. gpkisner

    San Miguel de Allende Humidity

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