Meaning of BAROMETER in English

BAROMETER

transcription, транскрипция: [ bərɒmɪtə(r) ]

( barometers)

1.

A barometer is an instrument that measures air pressure and shows when the weather is changing.

N-COUNT

2.

If something is a barometer of a particular situation, it indicates how things are changing or how things are likely to develop.

In past presidential elections, Missouri has been a barometer of the rest of the country...

N-COUNT : with supp , oft N of n

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