1. barometer

noun. ['bɝˈɑːmɪtɝ'] an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure.


  • measuring system
  • barograph
  • measuring instrument
  • measuring device
  • aneroid barometer
  • mercury barometer
  • weatherglass

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Words that Rhyme with Barometer

  • tensiometer
  • photometer

Example sentences of the word barometer

1. Noun, singular or mass
Tip the barometer over and let about half the water in the spout pour out.

Quotes containing the word barometer

1. The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
- Hendrik Willem Van Loon

2. Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.
- Wayne W. Dyer

3. I can't say this strongly enough, but our feelings about ourselves are actually the most important barometer for determining the condition of our lives!
- Anita Moorjani, Dying to Be Me: My Journey from Cancer, to Near Death, to True Healing