microbarograph
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1904 a barograph for recording small and rapid changes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Microbarograph — Mi cro*bar o*graph, n. [Micro + barograph.] An instrument for recording minor fluctuations of atmospheric pressure, as opposed to general barometric surges. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • microbarograph — [mī΄krō bar′ə graf΄] n. a barograph for recording very small changes in atmospheric pressure …   English World dictionary

  • microbarograph — |mīkrō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary micr + barograph : a barograph for recording small and rapid changes * * * /muy kreuh bahr euh graf , grahf /, n. Meteorol. a barograph for recording minute fluctuations of atmospheric… …   Useful english dictionary

  • microbarograph — /muy kreuh bahr euh graf , grahf /, n. Meteorol. a barograph for recording minute fluctuations of atmospheric pressure. [1900 05; MICRO + BAROGRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • microbarograph — instrument for recording minute changes in atmospheric pressure Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • microbarograph — A sensitive barograph that records very small transient changes in atmospheric pressure. A micro barograph permits reading directly to 1/10 of a millibar …   Aviation dictionary

  • microbarograph — mi·cro·barograph …   English syllables

  • microbarograph — mi•cro•bar•o•graph [[t]ˌmaɪ krəˈbɑr əˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. mer a barograph for recording minute fluctuations of atmospheric pressure • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • microbarograph — /maɪkroʊˈbærəgræf/ (say muykroh baruhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) noun a barograph for recording minute fluctuations of atmospheric pressure …   Australian English dictionary

  • microbarovariograph — An extremely sensitive instrument that records changes in atmospheric pressure up to thousandths of a millibar. It is used in the investigation of subtle but important features of the atmosphere related to very small changes in atmospheric… …   Aviation dictionary

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