Meaning of ANEROID in English


ˈanəˌrȯid adjective

Etymology: French anéroïde, from a- a- (II) + Late Greek nēron water (from Greek nearon, neuter of nearos fresh, new) + French -oïde -oid; akin to Latin noverca stepmother, Armenian nor new, Greek neos new — more at new

: containing no liquid or actuated without the use of liquid

an aneroid mechanism

aneroid manometer

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