aneroid aneroid

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a barometer that measures pressure without using fluids
  2. (adj) containing no liquid or actuated without the use of liquid

Usage(s):

  1. Designed for high-flying fighters and bombers, the release is tripped by a timer (to be set before take-off at from one to 26 seconds), includes an aneroid barometer which opens .
  2. His ordinary altimeter (essentially an aneroid barometer) is not enough, for its readings vary with pressure changes due to either altitude or weather.

News

  • Today in history: July 20, 2013

    In 1913: A cyclometer, an aneroid barometer and a pedometer were all used on the recent five-day automobile tour over a kite-shaped course into the eastern part of Shasta County and back to Redding. The distance was 55.9 miles, the highest elevation was 4,200 feet and the running time was five hours and 15 minutes.
    on July 20, 2013     Source: The Record Searchlight

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