Meaning of ANEROID in English


adj. & n.

--adj. (of a barometer) that measures air-pressure by its action on the elastic lid of an evacuated box, not by the height of a column of fluid.

--n. an aneroid barometer.

Etymology: F an{eacute}ro{iuml}de f. Gk a- not + neros water

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.