A barometer consisting of a thin elastic disk covering a chamber that contains a partial vacuum. High atmospheric pressure pushes against the disk and causes it to bulge inward, while low pressure does not push as hard, allowing the disk to bulge outward. An aneroid barometer is smaller and more portable than a mercury barometer and, when used with a barograph, can record up to a week's worth of data. Aneroid barometers are used extensively in aviation as part of altimeters.
A barometer that records changes in atmospheric pressure on a revolving cylinder
Any of several instruments that measure atmospheric humidity.
An instrument carried aloft, chiefly by balloon, to gather and transmit meteorological data.
A person or thing that sounds the depth of water, etc.
A binocular or field glass.
A means of estimating or evaluating; a test:
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