Meaning of ANEROID in English


[ 'anərɔɪd ]

■ adjective relating to or denoting a barometer that measures air pressure by the action of the air in deforming the elastic lid of an evacuated box.


C19: coined in Fr. from Gk a- 'without' + nēros 'water'.

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