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  • adj. Wholly solid; said of a barometer, such as the aneroid barometer, constructed of solid materials to show the variations of atmospheric pressure without the use of liquids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Wholly solid; -- said of a barometer constructed of solid materials to show the variations of atmospheric pressure without the use of liquids, as the aneroid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Completely solid: said of certain instruments used in barometry in which no liquid is employed, as an aneroid.

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