Holosteric Hol`o*ster"ic, a. [Holo + Gr.stereo`s solid.] 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • holosteric — |hälō, |hōlō+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hol + steric : wholly solid used of a barometer (as the aneroid) constructed without the use of liquids * * * holosteric / sterˈik/ adjective 1. (Gr stereos solid) wholly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • holosteric — holo·steric …   English syllables

  • holosteric —   a. entirely solid …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ολοστερικός — ή, ό (για βαρόμετρα) ο εντελώς στερεός, ο κατασκευασμένος από μέταλλο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. holosteric (< ολ[ο] * + στερεός)] …   Dictionary of Greek

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