from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A recording barometer.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A self-registering instrument for recording variations in the pressure of the atmosphere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Meteor.) An instrument for recording automatically the variations of atmospheric pressure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A type of barometer that continuously records air pressure on a sheet or rotating drum

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

  • noun a recording barometer; automatically records on paper the variations in atmospheric pressure


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baro- + -graph


  • I remember glancing at the barograph as I set down the telephone.

    Movie Night

  • I took a quick glance at the barograph, and at the isobar chart of the day before.

    Movie Night

  • The meteorological station at Framheim was arranged in this way: the barometers, barograph, and one thermograph hung inside the house; they were placed in the kitchen, behind the door of the living-room, which usually stood open, and thus protected them from the radiant heat of the range.

    The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim

  • The resulting registrations are then as follows: from Framheim, one set of barograms and two sets of thermograms, of which one gives the temperature of the air and the other the temperature inside the house, where the barometers and barograph were placed; from the Fram we have barograms for the whole period from her leaving Christiania, in 1910, to her arrival at Buenos Aires for the third time, in 1912.

    The South Pole~ Remarks on the Meteorological Observations at Framheim

  • In the kitchen were hung our two mercury barometers, four aneroids, barograph, thermograph, and one thermometer.

    The South Pole~ Depot Journeys

  • A meteorological screen or box was erected on a platform over the stern, right away from the living quarters, and in it were placed the maximum and minimum thermometers, the recording barograph, and thermograph — an instrument which writes every variation of the temperature and pressure on a sheet of paper on a revolving drum — and the standard thermometer, a very carefully manufactured thermometer, with all its errors determined and tabulated.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • The exception would be if the storm overran an island having a barograph.

    Southern Hemisphere Hurricanes « Climate Audit

  • A meteorological screen, containing thermometers and a barograph, had been erected on a post frozen into the ice, and observations were taken every four hours.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • The meteorologist had got his recording station, containing anemometer, barograph, and thermograph, rigged over the stern.

    South: the story of Shackleton’s last expedition 1914–1917

  • You have to be a real nerd like me to want to have a barograph in your house, but I like things made of brass and glass and mahogany.

    When the Earth Flexes Its Muscles


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    September 12, 2010