barometer : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
- One of the best barometers of current business is the construction industry, and last week the construction barometer was still rising.
- With the hurricane, centering at West Palm Beach, the barometer dropped to 27.
- Industrial commodity prices are one of the surest economic barometers.
News & Articles
- Young Belen Jesuit team on the rise again
Standing in the hot sun — nearly an hour from campus — Belen Jesuit came to the Florida Atlantic University team camp to get a barometer where this team stands, heading into its first year at the 8A level.
June 21, 2013 - Miami Herald
- DJ-BTMU Barometer Falls in Latest Week
DJ-BTMU Barometer Falls in Latest Week
June 20, 2013 - Nasdaq
- George Zimmerman trial: Second Amendment bubbles beneath jury selection
The George Zimmerman murder trial has long been seen as a barometer for America’s views on race. But some legal experts say the verdict could say much more about a different national conversation: How America sees the evolving role of guns in society.
June 19, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
- Andy Roddick in ESPN
I basically was wondering how many more times we were going to play on a slippery court,Roddick said. "He said, 'Well, no one has fallen yet.' I said, 'Well, if that's a barometer, then we have a problem.' So I feel like my argument was...
- Max Baucus in Washington Post
The urgency barometer is going up,Baucus said following the White House meeting.
- Dave Tippett in Forbes
Asked about the Ducks, Tippett said, "We're concerned with what we do, not what they do. We didn't make it a hard enough game for them. We need more from everybody. These are real strong barometer games for us. There are some individuals who move up...